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Researchers study nuances of social media 'likes'

The simple act of pressing a "like" button on a social media site can speak volumes about a user's preferences, relationships and behavioral patterns, according to Penn State researchers, and such findings about a user could ...

dateJun 24, 2016 in Internet
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Innovative approach makes for a smoother ride

Moving through water can be a drag, but the use of supercavitation bubbles can reduce that drag and increase the speed of underwater vehicles. Sometimes these bubbles produce a bumpy ride, but now a team of engineers from ...

dateJun 16, 2016 in Soft Matter
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The meaning of courage

When we hear of someone being called a "hero"—as is common these days—that person has committed an act of courage, most likely saving a life or lives. In real-life examples, heroes have protected children from the Nazis, ...

dateJun 10, 2016 in Social Sciences
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