The Memristor Another Science Scandal

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 03:00 in Psychology & Sociology

In 2008, “The missing memristor found” [1] was published in the respected science journal Nature, and this claimed discovery was announced on the front pages of most major newspapers. This “discovery” is simply a misinterpretation of devices that had been discovered many years before in India [2,3]. Those scientists did not misinterpret their work in order to make it into the news, and given the serious doubts that have been presented in many places, one seriously wonders whether the fact that they are ‘just a bunch of Indians in India’ has anything to do with the embarrassing situation of that science media do almost not care and criticism is effectively censured. read more

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