[caption id="attachment_42683" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Eight out of 10 students say they use Wikipedia for background knowledge."]Eight out of 10 students say they use Wikipedia for background knowledge.[/caption]

Wikipedia enthusiasts may have a new way to argue their case to professors skeptical of the online encyclopedia: Cancer researchers said in June that Wikipedia was nearly as accurate as a well-respected, peer-reviewed database, although the wiki entries were a bit more boring.

Yaacov Lawrence, an assistant professor in Thomas Jefferson University’s Department of Radiation Oncology in ...

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