BPA in beer cans: Cheers to an informed debate

Since beer cans have become cool again (even in Belgium, the world’s number one beer country), there’s been increasing coverage in the media of the exposure from the minimal amounts of BPA used to line the aluminum cans. Media outlets,

BPA basics

All you need to know about Bisphenol A

We hear about Bisphenol-A (BPA) from many sources. Whether in TV news reports, newspaper columns, or social media, one is never far away from a fixed opinion about BPA. But, what actually is BPA? And more importantly: what is its

John Oliver gets it right: Reporting on Science

“Is science bullshit? To which the answer is clearly ‘NO’. But there is a lot of bullshit currently masquerading as science.” —John Oliver here. Science news reporting is getting attention when John Oliver is, rightfully, criticizing it. To be clear,