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Bio-IT World
May 9, 2003
Stephen Wolfram's New Science This is too big a thing to propagate through the standard mechanism of science, says Wolfram. Wolfram is convinced he's discovered a big idea that will change the world. An interview mark for My Articles 33 similar articles
Technology Research News
April 23, 2003
Kimberly Patch
Software sorts tunes Efforts to get computers to categorize music usually involve researchers telling the computers what to listen for. A system that compares music files without any help from humans plays off subtle clues we may not notice. The method could be tapped to determine music authorship, and could even be used in disciplines like art history and forensics. mark for My Articles 3 similar articles
Information Today
April 2003
Robin Peek
Could Peer Review Be Wrong? Seriously questioning the validity of the peer-review process is like debating the merits of a holy grail. But two scholarly societies are now asking if peer review is in fact such a good thing. mark for My Articles 64 similar articles
D-Lib
March 2003
Bonita Wilson
Strange Science The website Strange Science presents a primarily light-hearted look at some of the stumbles along the path to discovery in natural science. mark for My Articles 5 similar articles
Bio-IT World
February 10, 2003
Kevin Davies
Library Science Can the obscene costs of subscriptions to specialty journals be justified? mark for My Articles 246 similar articles
Wired
December 2002
Gregg Easterbrook
The New Convergence After centuries of battle, scientists and theologians are finally forging a grand unified theory. As the era of biotechnology dawns, scientists realize they're stepping into territory best navigated with the aid of philosophers and theologians. mark for My Articles 279 similar articles
Salon.com
May 15, 2002
David Appell
The next Newton? Recluse, maverick physicist and Mathematica developer Stephen Wolfram claims to have revolutionized science with his new, computer-based theories... mark for My Articles 22 similar articles
Wired
June 2002
Steven Levy
The Man Who Cracked The Code to Everything ... But first it cracked him. The inside story of how Stephen Wolfram went from boy genius to recluse to science renegade... mark for My Articles 19 similar articles
Salon.com
August 27, 2001
Suzy Hansen
Science, semi-science and nonsense A professional skeptic talks about what's real science (evolution, the Big Bang), what's balderdash (ESP, Creationism) and what lies between (hypnotism, superstring theory)... mark for My Articles 61 similar articles
Salon.com
July 2, 2001
David Appell
"It Ain't Necessarily So" by David Murray, et al. Three self-styled experts point out the myriad ways that the media gets science wrong... mark for My Articles 19 similar articles
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