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Watch these great videos about science literacy and the magic of science.

Scientific literacy is necessary

The Role of Science and Science Literacy

Professor of Biology Amy Cheng Vollmer, an authority on microbiology and biotechnology, focuses her research on the bacterial stress response. In this Ted Talk, she shares ideas about building a scientifically literate society in which there is open communication based on mutual respect and trust.

How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries

Communicating Science in the Post-Truth Era

How Not to Be Ignorant About the World