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Patients With ALS Disease Crowdsource Their Own Clinical Study
Experiment shows potential value of citizen medicine
Twitter Gets a New Look, A More App-Like Interface
In a press event yesterday that required far more than its characteristic 140 characters, Twitter’s top brass – co-founder Biz...
Mathematical Model Analyzes Facebook Networks to Prioritize Who Should Receive Vaccinations
People who are "bridges" among different social groups appear as good vaccination bets
Revamped Google Search Pulls In Real-Time News Updates From Twitter, Blogs
Google joins Twitter, Facebook and Myspace in combining news search results with social networking updates
MIT Harnesses Online Crowds to Beat Darpa Balloon Challenge in Just 9 Hours
The Pentagon's DARPA agency wanted to know how to filter trustworthy information from social networks; MIT had the answer
Gaydar Algorithm Outs Facebook Users
A pair of MIT students claim that they have created an algorithm that outs gay members of Facebook by analyzing...
Your Guide To Following The Iranian Election Protests Online
The best sources to follow the unprecedented torrents of information flowing from the ground via social media tools
Please Pass the Happiness
The company you keep can keep you in good spirits, says a new study
You Really Are Just Six Degrees from Kevin Bacon
A new Microsoft study suggests a scientific basis to the old trivia game
The Grouse: Social Network Failure
How do you handle bad manners online? Our columnist's adventures in "e-tiquette"