Paul Raeburn

About Paul Raeburn

Paul Raeburn

Paul Raeburn writes the Tracker, a column critiquing science journalism, for Undark magazine, based at MIT’s Knight Science Journalism program. He has been the science editor at the AP and at BusinessWeek, and he’s a past president of the National Association of Science Writers. He is the co-author of The Game Theorist’s Guide To Parenting: How the Science of Negotiation Can Help You Deal With the Toughest Negotiators You Know—Your Kids, being published in April 2016.

What Every Journalist Should Know About Science

By Features March 7, 2016

A condition called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is—or is not—a precursor of breast cancer. It does—or does not—require treatment. Doctors differ on these questions because definitive scientific evidence doesn’t exist. Some women with DCIS, a collection of abnormal … Read more