While some people find it very easy to ignore a bully, others may find it very difficult and reach a breaking point. There have been cases of apparent bullying suicides that have been reported closely by the media. These include the deaths of Ryan Halligen , Phoebe Prince , Dawn-Marie Wesley , Kelly Yeomans , Brodie Panlock  , Jessica Haffer,  Hamed Nastoh,  April Himes,  Cherice Moralez  and Rebecca Ann Sedwick.  According to the suicide awareness voices for education, suicide is one of the leading causes of death for youth from 15 to 24 years old. Over 16 percent of students seriously consider suicide, 13 percent create a plan, and 8 percent have made a serious attempt. 
On 1 May 1989 the American Physical Society held a session on cold fusion in Baltimore, including many reports of experiments that failed to produce evidence of cold fusion. At the end of the session, eight of the nine leading speakers stated that they considered the initial Fleischmann and Pons claim dead, with the ninth, Johann Rafelski , abstaining.  Steven E. Koonin of Caltech called the Utah report a result of " the incompetence and delusion of Pons and Fleischmann, " which was met with a standing ovation.  Douglas R. O. Morrison , a physicist representing CERN , was the first to call the episode an example of pathological science .