Weekly Science Picks

This edition of weekly science picks is going to be a little different… it’s a smorgasbord of intriguing facts ranging from corporate ownership of our DNA to recycling building materials. Let’s get started. This first story represents the line between scientific research and corporate profits that sometimes leaves the ethical, human components as an afterthought. Hopefully …

Google Gets an Upgrade

According to Google’s Grzegorz Czajkowski, many of the things people are involved in can be represented in the form of graph, including professional activities and personal relationships. The company was the first to use advanced graph analysis methods like PageRank to get more from the Web. Using graphs in a dynamic environment like the society brings a new angle to …