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In the four months following the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook the number of guns purchased in the U.S. rose by 3 million compared to typical sales levels and 60 additional accidental deaths related to firearms occurred, a new study estimates.
There always has been fake news, even before the term was coined, but it has become baked into the way many Americans now get their information about the world, science writer Carl Zimmer said in the inaugural AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award lecture.
Trust-building, effective communication and hands-on diplomatic experience were the focuses of the 2017 Science Diplomacy & Leadership Workshop.