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Vax-Autism Papers Re-examined

By | November 10, 2011

A US-based group reviews the records of discredited researcher Andrew Wakefield to reassess whether he knowingly misrepresented results.

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Top 7 in Neuroscience

By | November 8, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in neuroscience and related areas, from Faculty of 1000

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Research Harms Students?

By | November 8, 2011

The University of Oklahoma is investigating allegations that a professor of exercise physiology used students in research inappropriately.

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Neurosurgery Resident Plagiarized Research

By | November 7, 2011

A physician doing a residency at the University of Virginia Medical Center was caught copying sections of text and an illustration in multiple NIH-funded papers.

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Cigarette Smoking Leads to Coke?

By | November 4, 2011

Nicotine may alter the brain’s response to cocaine, supporting the idea that the legal drug may serve as a "gateway" to the use of illegal substances.

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Case of Massive Scientific Fraud

By | November 2, 2011

A widely published and highly respected social psychologist is being investigated for fabricating data.

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Misconduct in Chemistry

By | October 20, 2011

A graduate student fabricated several steps in the organic synthesis of a molecule.

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New Genes, New Brain

By | October 19, 2011

A bevy of genes known to be active during human fetal and infant development first appeared at the same time that the prefrontal cortex—the area of the brain associated with human intelligence and personality—took shape in primates.

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Two Postdocs Accused of Misconduct

By | October 17, 2011

Postdocs at two US research institutions are accused of misrepresenting scientific findings.

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Next Generation: Microfluidics for the Dish

By | October 4, 2011

A new device for directing fluids is designed to deliver chemical cues directly to petri dishes without disturbing cells.

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