Why re-invent the wheel?
A researcher reads the literature.
The researcher performs an experiment - builds upon previous research.
The results of the experiment are written about and submitted to a journal.
Peer review process - experts in the field review and suggest changes that the author must make before the article is published.
A journal article is published.
The journal article is read by an indexer who assigns descriptors (subject headings) which capture the main idea(s) so it
can be found in a journal index such as General Science Abstracts or PubMed
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