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The reason why accidental discoveries fail to mesh with the substantive law of invention is an artifact of the law-technology disconnect.
c) Numerous studies have concluded that tips and complaints are by far the most common way fraud is discovered in an organization, followed by accidental discoveries and, to a much lesser extent, analytical techniques.
It details finds by amateur and professional archaeologists and accidental discoveries by ordinary people going about their everyday lives.
Locating the building in such a central location on the campus has already resulted in many accidental discoveries of the exciting world of primary research materials.
There has been a rash of accidental discoveries of Phoenician vessels recently.