Daily Archive: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Communications expert explains how science should respond to fake news

[ad_1] Credit: George Hodan/Public Domain The rise of fake news has dominated the world of politics since the last U.S. election cycle. But fake news is not at all new in the world of science, notes University of Wisconsin-Madison Life Sciences Communication Professor Dominique Brossard. “Fake news about science has always existed,” she says. “What

Boy, 5, Left In Critical Condition After Being Mauled by Pit Bull

[ad_1] A 5-year-old boy was in critical condition after being mauled by one of the family’s pit bulls in New York, according to reports. Jeremiah Rivera was reportedly inside his Brooklyn home on Friday night when the pit bull began his attack. Read: After Living on the Streets, Beat-Up Pit Bull Finds Home, Won’t Stop

Chicago Breaks Temperature Record For Second Day In A Row « CBS Chicago

[ad_1] CHICAGO (CBS) — For the second day in a row, Chicago broke a record for warm temperatures, and the pattern can continue throughout the holiday weekend. Chicago broke Saturday a 36-year-old record for warm weather in February. Friday marked an even greater achievement when Chicago broke a 137-year-old record. RELATED: Chicago Breaks Temperature Record