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Newswise: Researchers Identify Seven Types of Fake News, Aiding Better Detection

Researchers Identify Seven Types of Fake News, Aiding Better Detection

Penn State Institute for Computational and Data Sciences

To help people spot fake news, or create technology that can automatically detect misleading content, scholars first need to know exactly what fake news is, according to a team of Penn State researchers. However, they add, that’s not as simple as it sounds.

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Inoculating against the spread of viral misinformation

University of Maryland, College Park

In a year that has seen the largest measles outbreak in the US in more than two decades, the role of social media in giving a platform to unscientific anti-vaccine messages and organizations has become a flashpoint.

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Newswise: Study dissects attitudes on short-term vacation rentals
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Newly developed nanoparticles help fight lung cancer in animal model

Wake Forest Baptist Health

Scientists have reported a new approach to treating lung cancer with inhaled nanoparticles developed at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health.

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HCPA Recognizes Members of the Household and Commercial Products Industry for Accomplishments in Product Innovation and Sustainability

Household and Commercial Products Association

The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) recently announced the winners of the 2019 Innovation Awards, which honors companies within the household and commercial products industry for accomplishments in product innovation and sustainability.

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Rollercoaster weight changes can repeat with second pregnancy, especially among normal-weight women

University of Michigan

Everyone knows that gaining excess weight during one pregnancy is bad, but clinicians rarely consider weight gains and losses from one pregnancy to the next––especially in normal-weight women.

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