For years social scientists have grappled with the question of why men receive far more media coverage than women, and now a new study reveals the answer.
Astroturfers, Twitter-bombers and smear campaigners need beware this election season as a group of leading Indiana University information and computer scientists today unleashed Truthy.indiana.edu, a sophisticated new Twitter-based ...
(Phys.org)—Students who work together and interact online are more likely to be successful in their college classes, according to a study published Jan. 30 in the journal Nature Scientific Reports and co-authored by Manuel ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research argues that the health of the population and the success or failure of many public health initiatives hinge as much on cultural and social factors as they do on doctors, facilities, or drugs.
A study by social scientists at The University of Manchester has revealed that Britain's most ethnically diverse neighbourhoods are also the healthiest.
Human-level intelligence is familiar in biological 'hardware'—it happens inside our skulls. Technology and science are now converging on a possible future where similar intelligence can be created in computers.
Recent action in Congress to reauthorize the U.S. federal nanotechnology research program offers the chance to address the social and ethical issues concerning the emerging scientific field, experts say.
Thwarting cyberattacks could be as much a task for social scientists as it is for computer engineers.