Science and Society
6:00 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

The Method: Science On Social Media And Going Batty With An Expert

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Did you know nearly a quarter of all mammal species on Earth are bats? WUOT's Chrissy Keuper learned this and more when she spoke with Dr. Merlin Tuttle, founder of Bat Conservation International.

Science is cool, right? When you see the latest discovery or breakthrough come across your Twitter or Facebook feed, it's hard to resist the urge to share it with your friends. But what's true for breaking news stories is also true for science: If it looks too good to be true, it probably is. Denae D'Arcy talks to Brandon Hollingsworth about the smart way to share science news on social media.