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Re: Fossil reptiles mired in controversy



 
> >
And 
yes, 
I 
have 
had 
ideas 
stolen 
from 
me 
and 
published 
by
 
>> 
others. 
One 
was 
stolen 
from 
a 
conversation, 
another 
from 
a
 
>> 
manuscript 
that 
ended 
up 
rejected.

>Yikes!  
When 
did 
that 
happen?  
What 
was 
the 
paper?

>Is 
this 
stuff 
widespread?

I think it's more common than we might like. However, scientific plagiarism can 
be difficult to tell apart from two researchers simply coming to the same 
conclusions from seeing the same (new) data. 
 
D.


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df9465@yahoo.co.uk
http://www.denverfowler.com 
Work:
http://www.museumoftherockies.org
 
Fieldwork  pictures NM 2002-4 & China 06:
http://www.statemuseumpa.org/notes05.htm
http://www.wald.heim.at/urwald/540645/JH-Projekte/China_04-2006/chinaset.htm
 
TV Work:
http://www.impossiblepictures.co.uk
http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A664661
 
Art:
http://dino.lm.com/artists/display.php?name=df9465
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----- Original Message ----
From: Mike Taylor <mike@indexdata.com>
To: Ken.Carpenter@dmns.org
Cc: twilliams_alpha@hotmail.com; dinosaur@usc.edu
Sent: Thursday, 31 January, 2008 11:38:17 AM
Subject: RE: Fossil reptiles mired in controversy

Ken.Carpenter@dmns.org 
writes:
 
> 
The 
are 
two 
points 
in 
the 
article: 
the 
allegation 
of 
possible
 
> 
ethics 
violation 
backed-up 
with 
some 
evidence 
- 
fine. 
But 
this 
is
 
> 
pumped 
up 
with 
unsubstantiated 
gossip 
- 
not 
so 
fine. 
I 
criticize
 
> 
the 
latter.

OK, 
I 
get 
you.


 
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Taylor  
  
<mike@indexdata.com>  
  
http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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"The 
One-Page 
Principle: 
a 
specification 
that 
will 
not 
fit 
on
    
 
one 
page 
of 
8.5x11 
inch 
paper 
cannot 
be 
understood" 
-- 
Mark 
Ardis.







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