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Possible Fraud In Resveratrol Studies Being Investigated
2012-01-12 11:29:48

A University of Connecticut researcher, Dipak K. Das - researching the link between aging and a substance found in red wine - has been found to have committed more than 100 acts of data fabrication and falsification, the university said on Wednesday, throwing most of his research into question. University officials, after an internal review, found 145 instances over seven years in which Das fabricated, falsified and manipulated data, and the US Office of Research Integrity has opened an...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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