The Tools of the Future

By Paula Rincon In the last Substrate post, Amanda Biederman started the conversation on the Science 2.0 movement. As technology moves ahead at a staggering speed, Science 2.0 presents boundary-breaking possibilities for research communication. History has taught us that communication revolutionized the way we see the world –think of the times when radio broadcasts and television were…

Science 2.0: Facebook, Genomics, and New Scientists

By Amanda Biederman, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD In 1973, Theodosius Dobzhansky famously stated that “nothing in biology makes sense, except in light of evolution.” In 2013, a different type of evolutionary force has begun to reshape the nature of how science is conducted and analyzed. The “Science 2.0” movement is founded upon the theory that the…