BBC News Magazine

Denise Waterman, writing for BBC News Magazine, puts the arguments for and against, with my work on the perfect cheese sandwich as a prime example. My own argument is simple: if I can open a door to the world of science by showing how scientists think about the little problems of life, then it’s a good thing. Only when journalists misrepresent it and present a distorted picture of science does it become a bad thing.

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