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Nominations for the Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science

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Missing Evidence

An inquiry into the delayed publication of government-comissioned research

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'The Ugly Truth'

by Tracey Brown, director of Sense About Science

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Measuring government transparency

New framework rates use of evidence

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Food and agriculture

Sense About Science is frequently contacted by members of the public and civic organisations to help them make sense of myths and misconceptions around food and agriculture. Through our plant science panel, a series of online Q&As with plant and environmental scientists and also on our food additives forum, we have tried to address some of these questions related to food and agriculture further. We also respond to those news stories that misrepresent scientific evidence in our For the record section. 

Those interested in Food and Agriculture may also be interested in the Making Sense of GM and Making Sense of Chemical Stories guides. Making Sense of Organic is due to be published soon.