Risk assessment, explained: Interview with Dr. Travis Bui

December 30, 2016

In a few weeks, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. Although science wasn't featured prominently in the lead-up to the election, science inevitably influences our daily lives, in part by informing policy decisions. Last October, Science magazine published six science lessons for the next president, agnostic to exactly who that person would be.

Introducing: Science Says!

September 12, 2016

The former SPCG is now "Science Says"!! According to news headlines, science says a lot of things, but what do we really learn from scientific studies, and how do these findings impact our daily lives? Wading through science-related news can be difficult, but science isn’t an elite league of geniuses or a collection of hard facts. Science is a process of gathering evidence from carefully controlled tests to gain understanding of the natural world. Our goal is to empower everyone to investigate how scientific findings impact their daily lives.

Rebranding meeting... big things ahead!

September 08, 2016

The Science Says leadership met up this August to restructure and rebrand! We've got a lot of exciting ideas up our sleeves. More to come soon...  


March 23, 2015

Welcome to the Science Says Website!  We are a group of early career scientists at UC Davis interested in sharing our research with diverse audiences. Science Says is supported by the UC Davis Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy (IFAL), a unit of the Innovation Institute for Food and Health, and the Communication, Literacy, and Education for Agricultural Research (CLEAR) project (PI, Pamela Ronald). We collaborate and interact closely with our CLEAR colleagues at UC Berkeley and UC San Diego.  Our Mission: