For some users, having the option to control privacy settings actually reduced their trust in voice assistants like Alexa.
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The 2014 Ebola outbreak shows that low trust in government can have disastrous consequences during health crises like the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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Even as the number of deaths rises, some COVID-19 deniers are sticking to their belief that the pandemic is overblown or even fake. An expert explains why.
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Narrative makes scientists seem warmer and more trustworthy, researchers report. It's a strategy that could boost trust in science.
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Personal stories can help build trust in science communication, researchers say. But that means scientists have to trust their audience, too.
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Ranges and best- and worse-case scenarios are more effective ways to communicate uncertainty in climate science, research finds.
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