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Text messages wanted

Want to contribute to scientific research? It's easy with the text4science project. Text messages are sweeping the planet as a new form of communication—and yours are wanted! Part of a large international project, text4science in Canada involves researchers from Simon Fraser University in B.C., the University of Ottawa and the Université de Montréal. The data collected will be used for scientific studies in areas ranging from linguistics and communication to sociology and anthropology. So if you want to learn more and do your bit for science, see Canadian researchers study text messages as language form (www) English Hyperlink Notice and text4science (www) English Hyperlink Notice.