These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence-based through the use of credible scientific sourcing. Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased, and does not use emotional words. These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer-reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.
- Overall, we rate Science Advances Journal Pro-Science based on peer-reviewed sources and minimal editorializing of content.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Journal
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Science Advances Journal (Science.org) is a peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and one of the world’s top academic journals. According to their about page, they are “A trailblazer in online publishing.”
Five other peer-reviewed journals are published under the science.org domain: Science Magazine, Science Immunology, Science Robotics, Science Signaling, Science Translational Medicine. Science.org publishes articles from all publications on the website.
Funded by / Ownership
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) owns Science.org and all its magazines. Donations, advertising, and subscriptions generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the site publishes original news and coverage of advances in the sciences. Articles related to scientific studies do not contain loaded languages such as this, Evidence of prehistoric human activity in the Falkland Islands. The majority of content on this website and the magazine are peer-reviewed.
Editorially, Science Advances Magazine does not report on politics or produce opinion pieces. Almost all information found on the website and magazine is peer-reviewed scientific studies and discoveries. In general, they are a pro-science source that is very high in factual reporting.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Science Advances Journal Pro-Science based on peer-reviewed sources and minimal editorializing of content. (D. Van Zandt 11/01/2021)