Trending science on Twitter (winter 2019)

Science and Twitter

Based on an analysis of the Twitter sites, Science Headlines and Headline Science, these were the topics that people were most and least engaged in between January and mid March 2019:

Most engaged:

  1. Rising sea levels
  2. Wasting food
  3. Limits to accurate weather forecasting
  4. Why do we crave sweets when stressed?
  5. Inflammation and Alzheimer’s/Parkinson’s

Least engaged:

  1. Increasingly unhealthy fast food
  2. Prejudice, empathy, and psychology
  3. Job automation
  4. Plastic waste
  5. Consumer ancestry and DNA testing

(Kevin Engel, 18 March 2019).

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