Lazy Students Unite: MiniManuscript Wants To Be A Wikipedia For Manuscript Summaries

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http://techcrunch.com – Launching officially next week, MiniManuscript is applying the Wikipedia model to manuscript summaries. Members can post, read and discuss condensed versions of scientific publications, enabling (lazy!) students and the wider academic community to “examine a large amount of literature in a short space of time”. The idea may sound kind of obvious, post-Jimmy Wales, but the site is already gaining plaudits, including winning the Shell Livewire Grand Ideas Award in August, along with with a UCL Bright Ideas Award, which brought with it a small amount of funding in the form of a conver (IT news)