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Japanese Anesthesiologist Fabricated Record Number Of Scientific Papers
2012-07-05 06:10:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the past 20 years, a Japanese man may have written some of the greatest works of fiction. The only problem is that his efforts were published in highly esteemed scientific research journals. "It is as if someone sat at a desk and wrote a novel about a research idea," an investigative committee reported after reviewing the work of Yoshitaka Fuji, a Japanese anesthesiologist, according to Dennis Normile wrote for Science Insider....


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  • 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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