Is curiosity a casualty of the post-truth era?
The Japan Times, 16 Sep 2017
NEW YORK – Scientists have stepped up their investigations into fake news in recent months. Amid all the analyses, studies and meetings, some have raised the possibility that a lot of people simply don’t care whether the claims they embrace are true. “Post-truth” has become a hot topic for researchers from a variety of fields, including Nobel Prize-winning chemists: The annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany this summer took as a theme “Science in a Post-Truth Era.”
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