This website is the Facebook for scientists, and it’s growing with a $50 million raise

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Across plenty of social media sites, facts and hard evidence aren’t always easy to come by. 

On ResearchGate, however, the search for such truths is at the heart of everything the social network does. It’s been called a “Facebook-style” platform for a scientists, a place where they can come to share and discuss the studies they’re completing and connect with other experts in their field. 

With the Tuesday announcement of a $52.6 million raise, the site appears to be experiencing some pretty healthy growth, New York Times reports. That round of funding was actually secured in 2015, but the company couldn’t make it public until this week, in accordance with corporate accounting rules in Germany. Read more…

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