Axillary/Subclavian Vein Puncture Using Navigation by Parallax with an Imaginary Target

This study about Axillary/Subclavian Vein Puncture Using Navigation by Parallax with an Imaginary Target added significantly to the world’s stock of knowledge about Axillary/Subclavian Vein Puncture Using Navigation by Parallax with an Imaginary Target: “Axillary/Subclavian Vein Puncture Using Navigation by Parallax with an Imaginary Target,” Ernest W. Lau, Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, December 2007, vol. […]

Influential imaginary scientists, in this time of influential imaginary facts

Why Fake Data When You Can Fake a Scientist? Making up names and CVs is one of the latest tricks to game scientific metrics That’s the headline on an article in Nautilus magazine, written by Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky. Here’s part of the article: …The fact is that professional advancement for scientists around the […]

Fictophones – a curiously unstable class of musical instruments?

    Does this video, showing sound sculptor Henry Dagg performing ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ on a Faux-Katzenklavier of his own construction, qualify as a fictophonic collapse scenario? First, some background. Musicologists often like to categorise instruments into classes or groups. For example – idiophones (vibrating bodies), membranophones (vibrating membranes), chordophones (vibrating strings), aerophones (vibrating […]

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