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2012-02-20 13:38:29

AAAS symposium looks at complex networks like politics, infectious diseases, terrorism Indiana University's Filippo Menczer has shown how to "out" political astroturfers through his complex networks laboratory's study of information diffusion on Twitter. The research team went on to learn that while retweet networks are politically segregated between left- and right-leaners, Twitter "mentions" actually create a communication bridge between the two partisan groups. Now the Truthy team...

2012-02-17 10:00:00

Author, Reiki Healer and Master Teacher Chris Comish has launched his new social networking site, http://www.CityofShamballa.net. (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Chris Comish is pleased to announce the release of his new social networking website, http://www.CityofShamballa.net. Comish, an author of 14 books and a Reiki Healer and Master Teacher, founded The City of Shamballa to help connect thousands of people to divine energies around the world instantly. “The energies of Reiki and other...

2012-01-31 09:00:10

Reducing the disconnect between virtual network models and real-life communities Scientists have created a new algorithm to detect virtual communities, designed to match the needs of real-life social, biological or information networks detection better than with current attempts. The results of this study by Lovro Å ubelj and his colleague Marko Bajec from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia have just been published in EPJ B´. Communities are defined as systems of...

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2012-01-26 10:05:48

Who´d have thought Facebook was popular in an ancient Tanzania culture? Well it wasn´t, but the people of the Hadza group exhibited many of the “friending” habits familiar to today´s Facebook users, suggesting that social networking patterns were set early in the history of our species. While ancient humans didn´t have the luxury of updating their social status, social networks were indeed an essential part of their livelihood, say authors of a new study,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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