How to deal with contradictory scientific information

As we know, scientists don’t always agree. For example some argue that we should ditch the food pyramid and that fats aren’t the cause of heart disease – others strenuously reject this. So where does that leave regular people trying to work out what to believe, and what advice to follow? Professor Rainer Bromme of Muenster University in Germany is currently visiting the University of Auckland for its Distinguished Visitor Seminar, where he will talk about What citizens need to know for coping with science experts…

How to deal with contradictory scientific information
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