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Forming consensus in social networks

Social networks have become a dominant force in society. Family, friends, peers, community leaders and media communicators are all part of people's social networks. Individuals within a network may have different opinions ...

dateSep 03, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Mapping the social networking of birds

(—A team, led by researchers at the Universities of St Andrews and Washington, used novel radio-transmitters to study the social networks of New Caledonian crows, a species renowned for using sophisticated foraging ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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'Worm speak' uses chemicals to communicate

( -- A species of small, transparent roundworms have a highly evolved language in which they combine chemical fragments to create precise molecular messages that control social behavior, reports a new study from ...

dateJan 26, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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