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Can you trust Wikipedia on science?

Published August 20, 2015

An article on Live Science reports on a study by Adam Wilson, assistant professor of geography, that looks at Wikipedia edits and what they can tell us about the politicization of science. “The content of Wikipedia pages can be, for some pages, quite dynamic, meaning multiple times a day, there are some significant changes where people will potentially delete an entire paragraph or add a paragraph,” he said. “Anybody looking at that is going to see that that’s just ridiculous, and it’s obviously just vandalism.” A story also appeared on Yahoo News UK.

Read more:

http://www.livescience.com/51926-are-wikipedia-science-pages-trustworthy.html

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/trust-wikipedia-science-123141518.html#kyD8fUr

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