Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Awesome Abstract of the Day

Via the guys with an uncanny eye for hilarity -- aka Retraction Watch -- here's the abstract, in full:

In this study, a computer application was used to solve a mathematical problem

Published in 2010, the paper (which a commenter recommends for its utter hilarity) with this awesome abstract was retracted by the journal recently "as the article contains no scientific content and was accepted because of an administrative error."

Read all about it at Retraction Watch.


  1. Ankur Kulkarni said...

    Actually, here's a funnier one of the same author:


  2. Ankur Kulkarni said...

    Oh, and this! :O


    Extract: "Some siddhas invented the principles of mathematical birthology. Mathematical birthology is completely an unknown sub-field to the research community. By applying siddhas mathematical models of biology we can cure each and every human complaints and give birth to a particular sex of baby. The master piece of this field is the beautiful application to coitus."

  3. gaddeswarup said...

    A nice article on retractions

  4. G Sivalingam said...

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