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Clear Language, Clear Science

Welcome to The Science Inside Blog. This blog is devoted to the idea of making science easy to understand for everybody. Since this covers a lot of ground, we’ll begin by looking back at some of the work we’ve done over the years in The Science Inside and other projects. We’ll also be bringing you […]

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Writing That First Draft

by Kristina Anderson The idea behind writing the three booklets on healthy pregnancy started with a larger book from AAAS titled “The Science of Having a Health Baby” (please insert correct name of booklet. I couldn’t remember what it was.) This 80-page book was designed to reach the average reader and was targeted to an […]

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Writing in Plain Language

by Kristina Anderson Years ago I had a job in a public hospital helping patients find easy-to-read health information on the Internet. Many of these patients were homeless, low income, elderly, or not computer savvy. If they found a health handout on their own, it was often too complicated for them to understand. But today, […]

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Science in Plain Language?

The world is likely to become more dependent on science and technology, but ironically, the more complex some technologies become, the easier they are to use. Thus, while we rely more and more on science and technology, we are also more likely to take it for granted. Scientific and technological advances are almost seamlessly woven […]

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