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The scientist was a member of a stem cell research team led by Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka. 

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Yoshinori Watanabe of the University of Tokyo was found to have tampered with images in five prominent publications. 

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Studies Retracted After UCLA Investigation

By Diana Kwon | July 21, 2017

Most of the authors have had papers pulled in the past.

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Oncologist Found Guilty of Misconduct

By Kerry Grens | November 9, 2015

A government investigation concludes that Anil Potti faked data on multiple grants and papers.

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Bear Study Breaks Down

By Kerry Grens | September 2, 2015

Authors retract a paper on grizzlies’ metabolism after finding one person made up data.

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Nutrition Researcher Loses Libel Suit

By Jef Akst | August 3, 2015

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice rules that the Canadian Broadcasting Company did not commit libel in its documentary series on fraud allegations against Ranjit Chandra.

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New Ruling on Old Misconduct Case

By Jef Akst | December 10, 2014

The Office of Research Integrity has finally pointed the finger in a case of suspected data manipulation in a 2006 Science paper.

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Waste Not, Want Not

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | June 1, 2014

Researchers and entrepreneurs divert food waste from landfills by turning it into a variety of ingenious products.

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Back from the Blacklist?

By Jef Akst | May 8, 2014

Disgraced psychology researcher Marc Hauser, who was found guilty of data fabrication and falsification during his time at Harvard, publishes two new papers.

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Disputed Research Ends in Tragedy

By Dan Cossins | March 14, 2013

A biomedical researcher whose Nature paper was called into question was found dead in his lab.  

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