Most of the information on Wikipedia comes from a tiny proportion of users. Now social scientists are collecting data in a similar way, allowing participants to design surveys as they contribute.
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Three scientists who made headway in cracking the brain’s code win Nobel Prize for discovering animal’s “inner GPS.”
GT, the developer of a new way to make thin sheets of sapphire for scratch-resistant displays, is running short on cash.
Social media is playing an increasingly important role in religious activity. Computer scientists ask: How is that reflected in the Twitter stream?
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