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Top 10 Retractions of 2017

By Retraction Watch | December 18, 2017

Making the list: a journal breaks a retraction record, Nobel laureates Do the Right Thing, and Seinfeld characters write a paper 

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The group calls for the retraction of six publications by surgeon Paolo Macchiarini regarding the synthetic trachea transplantations that led to the death of at least three patients. 

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Parkinson’s Researcher Notches 17 Retracted Papers

By Aggie Mika | September 13, 2017

Scientific misconduct motivated Yoshihiro Sato’s three additional retractions last month; his institution doesn’t respond. 

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Retractions Damage Scientists’ Reputations: Study

By Aggie Mika | September 8, 2017

Authors of rescinded papers see a 10 percent to 20 percent decline in citation rates for their other publications. 

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The Past and Present of Research Integrity in China

By Ben Andrew Henry | March 1, 2017

Several initiatives aim to improve research integrity in the country, but recent high-profile cases of misconduct highlight a lingering problem.

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Top 10 Retractions of 2016

By Retraction Watch | December 21, 2016

A look at this year’s most memorable retractions

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Publisher Retracts Dozens of Studies

By Joshua A. Krisch | November 1, 2016

Springer Nature pulls 58 articles in one fell swoop, citing plagiarism and authorship manipulation, among other things.

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Duke Sued for Millions over Fraudulent Data

By Jef Akst | September 6, 2016

A lawsuit claims that Duke University and biologist Erin Potts-Kant used bad data in projects funded by dozens of government grants.

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image: TS Picks: August 9, 2016

TS Picks: August 9, 2016

By Bob Grant | August 9, 2016

Gene therapy money-back guarantee; the brain benefits from bilingualism; Q&A with a science watchdog

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More Retractions for Cancer Researcher

By Tanya Lewis | June 22, 2016

An institutional investigation has found evidence of image manipulation in two studies coauthored by Bharat Aggarwal.

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