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Research pair outlines new field of 'web science'

(Phys.org)—A pair of web scientists has written a Technology Perspective piece for the journal Science outlining the newly developing field of "web science." In their article, James Hendler with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ...

dateNov 11, 2016 in Other report
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Criteria for funding and promotion lead to bad science

Scientists are trained to carefully assess theories by designing good experiments and building on existing knowledge. But there is growing concern that too many research findings may in fact be false. New research publishing ...

dateNov 10, 2016 in Other
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RIT professor images David Livingstone diaries

Multispectral imaging technology continues to recover new insights from the field diaries of 19th-century explorer David Livingstone. A team of scholars and scientists who worked on the Livingstone Spectral Imaging project ...

dateNov 10, 2016 in Other
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Success can come at any age, according to study

What does age have to do with creative breakthroughs in science? Not much, according to new research led by Northeastern network scientist Albert-László Barabási. Rather, it is productivity and the will to keep trying ...

dateNov 04, 2016 in Other
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