Spotting shoddy science Japanese entrepreneur uses AI to expose fraudulent research papers

TOKYO — A young Japanese entrepreneur is using cutting-edge image processing and artificial intelligence tools to uncover fraudulent research papers. This same technology can also be used to better diagnose cancer. Analysis of an electrophoresis image by LPixel founder Yuki Shimahara regarding STAP cells discovered by a team led by scientist Haruko Obokata. Image 1 is the original, while images 4 through 6 show cut-and-pasted parts highlighted in the red rectangles. Close Analysis of an electrophoresis image by LPixel founder Yuki Shimahara regarding STAP cells discovered by a team led by scientist Haruko Obokata. Image 1 is the original, while images 4 through 6 show cut-and-pasted parts highlighted in the red rectangles.      Yuki Shimahara, 28, is the founder and chief executive of LPixel, a start-up that originated at…


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