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Couples dance during a "Tango by Moonlight" evening in Boston. Brian Snyder/Reuters. WHEN LOOKING FOR LOVE, MOST PEOPLE DON’T LOOK FAR FROM HOME. THAT'S WHAT A BIG-DATA ANALYSIS OF INTERACTIONS ON A DATING SITE REVEALED. Do we search far and wide for love? Not so much, it turns out. Most heterosexual singles search for a match close to where they live, according to a new paper in Sociological Science by Elizabeth Bruch and Mark Newman, both of the University of Michigan and Santa Fe Institute. Their study is based on a big-data analysis of interactions on a major online dating platform. (The researchers were required not to identify the site as a condition of conducting the research.) Spec... Full story

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