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Teacher Imprisoned for Faking Cancer

A Teacher has been imprisoned for faking cancer to obtain donations. The teacher Heather Faria, 27, a former special education teacher //has been sentenced to two years in prison, and eight years of probation after pleading guilty to five counts of larceny and one count of gross fraud when she took...

Not All Smiles Are Created Equal

... only able to detect insincere smiles about half of the time. It's not clear why rejection may boost the ability to figure out when someone else is faking an emotion. It may have something to do with a primitive need to fit in with others and to detect what they're really thinking, said study lead author...

The Living Cell – Manufacturing, Protecting and Thrivin

...the copy stored in the respective RNA. This method has an Achilles heel: 'enemies' can misuse the assembly line to produce their own proteins by faking the commands. Viruses, for example, basically consist of a small protein capsule which surrounds its genetic make-up – usually an RNA molecule. This R...

Hwang Woo Suk Suspended By Seoul National University

...ity's disciplinary committee makes a final decision, according to a university source. Lead author Hwang and the six co-authors were involved in faking research to claim that they had produced a stem cell line taken from cloned embryos and to have produced individually tailored stem cells. Both studie...

Norwegian Cancer Expert Faked Patient Data

...8 had the same birthday. A colleague had raised questions about the veracity of the given data and when Sudbo was confronted this week, he admitted to faking the important data. The hospital also said that they would be reviewing the case and a panel would examine the reasons behind Dr Sudbo's actions. The ...

China tells officials not to hide SARS damage

...d" policy-making. China, which joined an International Monetary Fund programme to improve statistical accuracy and transparency, has a long history of faking data.The government has moved to rescue sectors battered by SARS by offering subsidised interest payments on loans to airlines and travel agencies and...
Faking in Biological News

Researchers: No faking it, crocodile tears are real

GAINESVILLE, Fla. When someone feigns sadness they cry crocodile tears, a phrase that comes from an old myth that the animals cry while eating. Now, a University of Florida researcher has concluded that crocodiles really do bawl while banqueting but for physiological reasons rather than rasca...

Infant formula adulteration with melamine underscores need for better detection methods

...he international array of experts we've convened here agrees that testing to good quality standards is equally essential. The financial motivation for faking protein content can, unfortunately, be compelling. Rigorously defined quality standards and test methods can give manufacturers and regulators powerfu...

Half of the people suffering from head injuries fake to receive financial help

...rt of compensation, as for example money. They are the so called simulators. Until now, in Spain no reliable system existed to detect if a person was faking their symptoms. For this reason the study by Vilar Lpez coordinated by Manuel Gmez Ro and Miguel Prez Garca is so important: for the first time, Spani...

Molecular 'signature' protects cells from viruses

...print which is stored in the relevant RNA. This method has an Achilles heel: 'enemies' can misuse the assembly line to produce their own proteins by faking the commands. Viruses, for example, basically consist of a small protein capsule which surrounds its genetic make-up ?usually an RNA molecule. This RN...
Faking in Biological Technology

How to tackle the divide between techies and non-techies at work

...nical and non-technical people at work much like a wide and treacherous river (and woe to him who pretends to be more technical than he is). Theres no faking it in a truly tech-driven company. Over time, you may become aware of a common world view on technology. It goes something like this: Technology...

Barriers will not stop convergence of medical technologies

...believe, one of the most important judgment calls that is learned is whether the patient is sick or not. This is not in the sense that the patient is faking illness but rather the concept that young doctors gradually learn from experience, whether a patient is on the uptrend or downtrend towards recovery. ...
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