On Wikipedia, politically controversial science topics vulnerable to information sabotage

14 agosto 2015

As society turns to Wikipedia for answers, students, educators, and citizens should understand its limitations when researching scientific topics that are politically charged. On entries subject to edit-wars, like acid rain, evolution, and global change, one can obtain — within seconds — diametrically different information on the same topic, say authors of a new report.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150814145711.htm

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