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Could Bitcoin Technology Help Science?

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Mining for bitcoins creates a large computational demand.

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The much-hyped technology behind Bitcoin, known as blockchain, has intoxicated investors around the world and is now making tentative inroads into science, spurred by broad promises that it can transform key elements of the research enterprise.

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