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OpenMind is a digital magazine covering disinformation, controversy, cognitive manipulation, and conspiracy theory in science. We publish public service science journalism at the crossroads of culture and politics, addressing areas from biomedicine to neuroscience to technology. Our goals are to expand public understanding of the scientific method and to extend the benefits of science to the widest possible audience while combating rampant disinformation.

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Science for Peace

In tumultuous times, science diplomacy can help keep the world stable — if we let…

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Are you a climate culprit?

The carbon footprint and calculator were popularized by Big Oil to shift blame for climate…

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The plastic trap

The industry has convinced us that recycling will reverse the toxic impact of plastic—while it…