The world of science is enormous, and the need for an efficient tool to channelize all these information to the right destination is needed. With blogging growing fast as strong media and information platforms, scientists are opting for it as a potentially potent tool for science.
Alison Ashlin, a doctoral candidate at the Oxford University Centre for the Environment in Great Britain,
It would be great if top scientists who are experts in their field did contribute to the debates that are going on and put their ideas across.
There is a need for more accurate blogs, fed by top science researchers. An environmental scientist, Ashlin opined this in the current issue of the journal Science.
She wrote in her paper,
Currently, there are roughly 400,000 weblogs featuring discussions on environmental and conservation-related issues, which makes it difficult to assess the general quality of scientific information on weblogs.