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September 26, 2002

Ah... truth and the fictions of science.

From the ""It's just one bad apple that spoils it for the others, or is it?"" department Panel Says Bell Labs Scientist Faked Discoveries (free login required) The case also raises questions about the core of the scientific process, in which scientists critique each other's work for errors but rely on trust that the data is honest. If the panel is correct, Dr. Sch%uFF9An pursued his fabrications in one of the hottest areas of research, working with a revolving cast of co-researchers, and managed to continue the charade for several years."

Posted by jason at September 26, 2002 07:19 AM