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OSU Professor Falsified Data on Eight Papers, Resigns

By Catherine Offord | April 2, 2018

Ching-Shih Chen’s research involved anticancer therapeutics that were being tested in clinical trials.

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image: Italian Scientist’s Retraction Count Hits 15

Italian Scientist’s Retraction Count Hits 15

By Diana Kwon | March 5, 2018

Alfredo Fusco, a once prominent cancer researcher, has been under investigation for alleged research misconduct since 2012.

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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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image: Mass Resignation from <em>Scientific Reports</em>’s Editorial Board

Mass Resignation from Scientific Reports’s Editorial Board

By Catherine Offord | November 7, 2017

Nineteen researchers have stepped down after the journal decided not to retract a paper that they say plagiarized the work of a Johns Hopkins biomedical scientist.

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image: <em>Oncotarget</em> Journal Cut from Medline

Oncotarget Journal Cut from Medline

By Katarina Zimmer | October 26, 2017

New papers from a cancer journal once named as a possibly predatory publication will no longer appear in the widely used research database.

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image: Parkinson’s Researcher Notches 17 Retracted Papers

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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image: Macchiarini Retracts Another Paper

Macchiarini Retracts Another Paper

By Bob Grant | March 22, 2017

The embattled thoracic surgeon blames his former employer, the Karolinska Institute, for losing data related to the retracted research.

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image: Top 10 Retractions of 2016

Top 10 Retractions of 2016

By Retraction Watch | December 21, 2016

A look at this year’s most memorable retractions

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image: Duke Sued for Millions over Fraudulent Data

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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