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Development of a smart system for fake news detection

A research team from the universities of Jaén and Alicante has created an application that automatically analyzes news stories and determines their truthfulness with a high degree of accuracy. Although the model is still ...

Plants & Animals

Lichens slow to return after wildfires

Lichen communities may take decades—and in some cases up to a century—to fully return to chaparral ecosystems after wildfire, finds a study from the University of California, Davis, and Stanford University.

Computer Sciences

A new method simulates the universe 1000 times faster

Cosmologists love universe simulations. Even models covering hundreds of millions of light years can be useful for understanding fundamental aspects of cosmology and the early universe. There's just one problem—they're ...

Earth Sciences

Tracking carbon from the ocean surface to the twilight zone

A seaward journey, supported by both NASA and the National Science Foundation, set sail in the northern Atlantic in early May—the sequel to a complementary expedition, co-funded by NSF, that took place in the northern Pacific ...

Social Sciences

Millennials commit less crime than prior generations

Crime has dropped since 1990, but not for the reasons some might think, according to a new study. Research from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin suggests crime reduction efforts account ...

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