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A Wayne State University probe into allegations of research misconduct leveled against pathologist Fazlul Sarkar has found the scientist guilty of multiple instances of image manipulation, among other infractions.

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Ditch the Floss?

By | August 3, 2016

US government agencies can’t provide strong scientific evidence that flossing is beneficial.


The embattled stem cell researcher faces a new investigation exploring his culpability in the deaths of two patients he treated.

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The federal agency publishes a brief note alleging another ethical breach by former Karolinska Institute researcher Paolo Macchiarini.


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Theranos in Criminal Probe

By | April 19, 2016

Federal officials are investigating whether the diagnostics company misled investors.


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Congress Subpoenas Medical Organizations

By | April 5, 2016

A US House of Representatives panel has requested information from several research bodies and abortion providers as part of a sweeping investigation of fetal tissue research.


image: Karolinska Lets Macchiarini Go

Karolinska Lets Macchiarini Go

By | March 24, 2016

The embattled artificial organ researcher has been dismissed over the fallout from several misconduct allegations leveled against him.


image: Macchiarini Coauthor Removed From Paper

Macchiarini Coauthor Removed From Paper

By | March 7, 2016

A whistleblower asked to have his named pulled from a study led by the embattled surgeon.

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Author Nets Seven Retractions

By | February 22, 2016

Biochemical Pharmacology pulls papers coauthored by a scientist whose work has been under investigation at MD Anderson Cancer Center.


image: Karolinska Institute Head Steps Down

Karolinska Institute Head Steps Down

By | February 16, 2016

Vice-Chancellor Anders Hamsten is resigning from his post amidst another investigation into the work of surgeon Paolo Macchiarini.

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