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    15 Funny Lines That Somehow Slipped Into A Scientific Journal

    You know every professor and grad student would do #14 if they knew they could get away with it.

    1. Ethology (2014)

    @davidjayharris / Via onlinelibrary.wiley.com

    The article has since been updated. And yes, they did cite the crappy Gabor paper.

    2. Journal of Animal Ecology (1974)

    Via academiaobscura.com

    Because alphabetical ordering is for pansies.

    3. Molecular Ecology (2002)

    Via onlinelibrary.wiley.com

    #overlyhonestmethods

    4. Evolutionary Theory (1973)

    Via ebme.marine.rutgers.edu

    "...and for contributing to my divorce and the collapse of my social life, thus freeing up my time to work on this publication."

    5. Trends in Cognitive Sciences (2013)

    Via cell.com

    Karla, you the real MVP.

    6. BMC Systems Biology (2011)

    Via ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

    Can we just say "magic?"

    7. Science China Physics, Mechanics and Astronomy (2014)

    Via link.springer.com

    Always double-check your acronyms, people.

    8. Conservation Biology (2014)

    Via researchgate.net

    You keep using that word "anonymous."

    9. Trends in Cognitive Sciences (2009)

    Via ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

    I expect to see this feel-good testimonial on Homeland Security's website any day now.

    10. American Sociological Review (2014)

    Via asr.sagepub.com

    Not that that author was counting or anything...

    11. Physical Review E (2012)

    Via people.maths.ox.ac.uk

    My new go-to response to every reviewer suggestion.

    12. Organometallics (2014)

    Via pubs.acs.org

    Way to blow it, Emma.

    13. Nature (1994)

    Via zoology.ubc.ca

    The author claims "pharmacological support" referred to some good coffee, but we know better.

    14. Proceedings, CoRoT Mission Pre-Launch Conference (2006)

    Via articles.adsabs.harvard.edu

    Next time, tell us how you really feel.

    15. Virology (2000)

    Via sciencedirect.com

    Didn't want anyone confusing her with Katie Sugarlips Brown from the other lab.

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