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How research goes viral

Scores of interesting new findings from the biosciences may speed around the globe at the click of a mouse, but one thing particularly encourages other researchers to follow up on them: The chance to use the ...

Jan 10, 2012
5 / 5 (2) 2 | with audio podcast

Facebook value gets tougher look

(PhysOrg.com) -- For most technorati ineligibles, it seemed like Wacky Math in the way that dollar signs were being placed on the value of startups in the heyday of the first dot.com bubble. When the bubble ...

Oct 31, 2011 report
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Unsociable networks

Innovation and high-tech "clusters" inspired by the success of Silicon Valley in the United States are, ironically, struggling to get much social networking out of the scientists who inhabit them, a new study ...

Aug 18, 2011
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Don't (always) talk to your neighbor

Conventional wisdom among managers holds that employees helping each other can only be good for a company. Accordingly, firms spend money, time and effort to promote what’s known as "knowledge transfer." ...

Jul 11, 2011
3.2 / 5 (10) 1 | with audio podcast