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"The study's reviewers tried to contact textbook authors with questions, [NC
State physics prof. John] Hubisz [who headed the study] said, but in many
cases the people listed said they didn't write the book, and some didn't
even know their names had been listed. Some of the authors of a physical
science book, for example, were biologists."
"Hubisz said the researchers contacted publishers, who for the most part
either dismissed the panel's findings or promised corrections in subsequent
Reviews of later editions turned up more errors than corrections, the report
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