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ambulance-chasing
 n.— «Scientists sensationalize stuff because they get noticed… They’re staking out their territory, causing alarm, so that there’s more funding in that area.…There is more and more a trend to what some people call “ambulance chasing” science.» —“Nature Disavows Mexican Maize Article!!, Cottoning on in India” AgBioWorld Apr. 2, 2002. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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