Hwang Woo-suk (centre) was caught in a fraud. Photo: AP Hwang Woo-suk (centre) was caught in a fraud. Photo: AP
Hwang Woo-suk (centre) was caught in a fraud. Photo: AP

How to tell when scientific 'breakthroughs' are bogus

If a discovery or study sounds too good to be true, it often is, and hard scrutiny is necessary to separate fact from fiction

Hwang Woo-suk (centre) was caught in a fraud. Photo: AP Hwang Woo-suk (centre) was caught in a fraud. Photo: AP
Hwang Woo-suk (centre) was caught in a fraud. Photo: AP
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