NECSSNew England Cigar Smoking Society
NECSSNortheast Conference on Science and Skepticism
NECSSNational Enhanced Cancer Surveillance System (Health Canada)
NECSSNaval Electronic Combat Surveillance System
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But insights from speakers at the NECSS and other experts on science journalism also point to a deeper root cause: a tangle of misconceptions about the nature of science itself, how it progresses, and what we mean when we say that scientists "know" something.
NECSS speaker and science writer Carl Zimmer suggests a concrete analogy to relate the issue to a more familiar subject.
"They dismiss scientific studies by saying either not enough have been done, or they aren't sensitive enough," says Paul Offit, MD, panelist at NECSS and the author of Autism's False Prophets (2008).