The BBC reports that a recent study on the accuracy of Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, by the prestigious journal Nature is "fatally flawed." Nature's report was published last December and compared the accuracy of Wikipedia and the Encyclopaedia Britannica. The study found that both were about as accurate as each other in terms of science entries. Encyclopaedia Britannica has fought back against Nature's study, and called for the paper to be retracted. The study only found eight serious errors, four from each encyclopedia. However, the Nature study did find factual errors in other subjects, 162...
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