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Like Sleeping Beauty, some research lies dormant for decades, IU study finds


May 25, 2015

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A new study from Indiana University (IU) Bloomington School of Informatics and Computing's Center for Complex Networks and Systems explores "sleeping beauties," research papers that remain dormant for years and then suddenly explode with great impact upon the scientific community.Full Story

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