News tagged with social scientists

The human cost of economic policy

New research will bring social scientists closer to uncovering the economic basis of a “gigantic human catastrophe” that followed the fall of communism in the former Soviet Union.

May 07, 2012
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Engineering safer drinking water in Africa

In the United States and other developed countries, fluoride is often added to drinking water and toothpaste to help strengthen teeth. But too much naturally occurring fluoride can have exactly the opposite effect.

Feb 07, 2012
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Coming to terms with terror

How will the terrorist attacks in Norway on 22 July change the country? That question has been put to three social scientists at the University of Stavanger (UiS).

Nov 23, 2011
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Computer scientists identify Yelp security leak

Computer scientists at Harvard, Boston University, and Yale stumbled upon a privacy leak in the mobile version of the popular Yelp social networking review site (m.yelp.com) in late October.

Nov 04, 2011
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