Medical researcher discovers integration, gets 75 citations (via An American Physics Student in England)

I couldn’t resist reposting this. It’s hilarious.

(Note: this post is `just for fun;' no premeds, doctors, researchers, or nobel laureates were meant to be offended in the writing of this post.) The bane of many American physics grad students is teaching introductory physics to premed students. Due to the nature of med school admissions, one ends up with classrooms full of students who cannot afford to get anything less than an A+++ if they hope to make it to (Ivy League) Med School. Further, du … Read More

via An American Physics Student in England

4 Responses to “Medical researcher discovers integration, gets 75 citations (via An American Physics Student in England)”

  1. I would just like to note, like good science, the literature was corrected

    Diabetes Care. 1994 Oct;17(10):1224-5; author reply 1225-7.
    Tai’s formula is the trapezoidal rule.

    Monaco JH, Anderson RL.

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    * Diabetes Care. 1994 Feb;17(2):152-4.

  2. Anton Garrett Says:

    Tomorrow, they might invent the wheel…

  3. Alex Rogers Says:

    Haha I remember this story. I relished telling one of my friends who is a GP about this. I think the moral is if you need help in a given area, ask someone who is at least partially qualified.

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