Issue 6 (2016)

Science grid. The public understanding of science.

Table of Contents

Editorial PDF
Martí Domínguez
Bringing the University to the foreground PDF
Esteban Morcillo
The rhetoric of science and why it matters PDF
Michael Ruse

Documentary texts

Science in Verne and Poe: The Pym case PDF
Juan Marcos Bonet Safont
The sleep of (scientific) reason produces (literary) monsters. Or, how science and literature shake hands PDF
Daniel Genís i Mas
A vindication of ethnobotany: Between natural and social science PDF
Joan Vallès Xirau, Teresa Garnatje
Genetically modified crops 2.0: The decline of media controversy in digital journalism PDF
Maria Josep Picó Garcés
Global environmental changes in a unique flora: Endangered plant communities in the Valencia region PDF
Emilio Laguna Lumbreras, Pedro Pablo Ferrer Gallego
How do organisms adapt to climate change? Chromosomal inversions in 'Drosophila subobscura': The case of Serbian populations PDF
Francesc Mestres Naval, Goran Zivanovic, Conxita Arenas Sola

Living with climate change. The challenge of a new cultural change

Is there a hole in the ozone layer of your climate change? From scientific culture to popular culture PDF
Pablo Ángel Meira Cartea
Education in times of climate change: Facilitating learning to build a culture of climate-protection PDF
Francisco Heras Hernández
Green taxes, quotas and equality: Preserving social justice whilst averting climate change PDF
Paula Casal
Disaster, uncertainty, opportunity or risk? Key messages from the television coverage of the IPCC’s 2013/2014 reports PDF
James Painter
Consensus and contrarianism on climate change: How the USA case informs dynamics elsewhere PDF
Maxwell Boykoff

Word of Science. The rhetoric of scientific communication

Paradox and argumentation: From rhetoric to the refinement of mathematics PDF
Sebastià Serrano
Scientific ethos and the cinematic zombie outbreak: Science in fictional narratives PDF
Leah Ceccarelli
Monolingualism and creativity: Scientific discourse and linguistic diversity in human and social sciences PDF
Dominique Maingueneau
The spread of Ebola: How the world health organization’s rhetoric contributed to virus transmission PDF
Celeste Condit
Arguing to convince: The rhetoric of scientific discourse PDF
Tomás Albaladejo
Genes, genomes, and codes: Revisiting some key terms with multiple meanings PDF
Evelyn Fox Keller

On the origin of life. An incomplete scientific story

The universal ancestor: An unfinished reconstruction PDF
Arturo Becerra, Luis Delaye
Reflections on the origin of life: More than an 'evolutionary' problem PDF
Kepa Ruiz-Mirazo, Alvaro Moreno
Looking for the origin of life in cosmochemistry: Asteroids and their carbon-rich meteorites PDF
Sandra Pizzarello
The RNA World: Piecing together the historical development of a hypothesis PDF
Antonio Lazcano
Titan’s organic chemistry: A planetary-scale laboratory to study primitive Earth PDF
Athena Coustenis
One of the foremost experiments of the twentieth century: Stanley Miller and the origin of prebiotic chemistry PDF
Jeff L. Bada

Communicating health. Medical outreach efforts in the media

The future of health communication: Innovating through partnerships PDF
Scott C. Ratzan
The fear of life: Hyper-medicalised societies PDF
Milagros Pérez Oliva
The debate on rare diseases: A look at media response PDF
Antonio Bañón Hernández, Josep Solves Almela
How to learn from our mistakes: Communication of health crises PDF
Javier Granda Revilla
Tobacco and health: The changing role of the media PDF
Esteve Fernández
Youth, health and social networks: Instagram as a research tool for health communication PDF
Natàlia Carceller-Maicas
Analysis of health communication texts: UK press coverage of debates about assisted dying PDF
Clive Seale


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