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2012-04-19 20:07:05

Ever wonder why your friends have more friends than you or diamond is harder than graphite? A new article by a Northwestern University complex networks expert discusses how networks governing processes in nature and society are becoming increasingly amenable to modeling, forecast and control. The article establishes relationships between seemingly disparate topics such as the friendship paradox -- by which our friends have on average more friends than we do -- and why carbon can result...

2012-03-07 21:35:32

In recent years, scientists have begun to harness DNA's powerful molecular machinery to build artificial structures at the nanoscale using the natural ability of pairs of DNA molecules to assemble into complex structures. Such "DNA origami," first developed at the California Institute of Technology, could provide a means of assembling complex nanostructures such as semiconductor devices, sensors and drug delivery systems, from the bottom up. While most researchers in the field are working...

2012-01-11 08:00:00

A private dating club, The Social Network, based in the Chicago land area for 20 years is currently auctioning their URL, TheSocialNetwork.com. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 Yes, The Social Network is for sale, but maybe not the one you are thinking of. The Social Network.com URL is for sale. With the current drive in social media and social networking, the term, The Social Network, has defined the ways we interact with each other, used for a movie title and even describes...

2011-11-14 23:35:08

Study finds social networks promote cooperation, discourage selfishness It turns out nice guys can finish first, and David Rand has the evidence to prove it. Rand, a post-doctoral fellow in Harvard's Department of Psychology and a Lecturer in Human Evolutionary Biology, is the lead author of a new paper, which found that dynamic, complex social networks encourage their members to be friendlier and more cooperative, with the possible payoff coming in an expanded social sphere, while...

2011-05-22 00:02:18

Unique custom approach employed by tunber.com serves for more detailed, reliable and precise results as its professionals are only dedicated to users' satisfaction. (PRWEB) May 21, 2011 Most of the time spent online by a common surfer is wasted on searching for necessary information. Herewith there are a lot of ways how to find these data - one can look into the web encyclopedia and try to get answers there, use search engine and carefully scrutinize received results or ask competent...

2011-04-17 00:00:36

Tunber.com is introducing its new innovative feature which allows users to get information about the subject right the way even without being redirected to other websites. (PRWEB) April 16, 2011 Common search engines suggest the simplest and most convenient navigation through the World Wide Web and are the main connecting links between online users and their desirable content. Since the variety of such quest tools has recently expanded, it becomes hard to pick the right one as all of them...

2011-02-09 00:01:31

Lijit Networks Awarded Patent for Rating Content based on Social Graph Data System Models Subjective Assessments by Populations of Interconnected People Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 8, 2011 Lijit Networks, Inc., the leader in custom site search and engagement tools for online publishers, today announced it has been granted a U.S. patent directed to utilizing interconnected relationships online. U.S. Patent No. 7,856,658, titled "Method and System For Incorporating Trusted Metadata in a...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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