The weaponization of science against itself: PubMed as an example

3 min readAug 1, 2020
Source: Buzzsumo, CrowdTangle

When looking into the tool box used by the anti science movement, and particularly during Covid-19, one great source for science deniers, is science itself. To be more specific, PubMed, the NIH’s online repository of peer-reviewed biomedical and life sciences literature.

Data from Buzzsumo and Crowdtangle suggests that the most shared and engaged…