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Digital research: From net neutrality to ad targeting

Recent academic studies shed light on Web trends, including advertising, behavioral targeting and online journalism practices.

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Americans' loss of trust in each other, institutions

With levels of trust across the United States falling, a new study examines the role of income inequality, unemployment and other factors.

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Airbnb, Lyft, Uber: Analyzing the sharing economy

Services for sharing housing, cars and more are now big business. We round up research on those who participate and the economic impact.

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Ebola virus and U.S. preparedness

Research-based perspectives on the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa and the challenges of dealing with a large-scale epidemic.

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