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- Overall, we rate Science Translational Medicine Pro-Science based on peer-reviewed sources and minimal editorializing of content.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Journal
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Science Translational Medicine (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, “Science Translational Medicine is the leading weekly online journal publishing research at the intersection of science, engineering and medicine. The goal of Science Translational Medicine is to promote human health by providing a forum for communicating the latest research advances from biomedical, translational, and clinical researchers from all established and emerging disciplines relevant to medicine..”
Five other peer-reviewed journals are published under the science.org domain: Science Magazine, Science Advances, Science Immunology, Science Robotics, Science Signaling. Science.org publishes articles from all publications on the website.
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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 the broad field of Translational Medicine. Articles related to scientific studies do not contain loaded languages such as this, Developing nociceptor-selective treatments for acute and chronic pain. The majority of content on this website and the magazine are peer-reviewed.
Editorially, Science Translational Medicine 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 Translational Medicine Pro-Science based on peer-reviewed sources and minimal editorializing of content. (D. Van Zandt 11/14/2021)
Last Updated on January 12, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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