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Nature volume 85, pages 2932 (03 November 1910) | Download Citation



RESEARCH is a word much used in newspapers and in public discussions nowadays, but few people outside purely scientific circles have any clear idea as to its meaning. Of course, the dictionary tells us that it signifies a searching again or a careful search, but the question then arises, What is the object of the search and are there any rules to guide?

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