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August 2022 Issue
The Phantom of Heilbronn debacle is an extreme example of how the slow relaxing of measurement standards could give grossly misleading results. A false positive cancer diagnosis—or worse, a false negative—is a more meaningful example that unfortunately happens more often. To avoid such costly misinterpretations, it is important that we develop better technology, while at the same time we diligently train the next generation of measurement scientists...