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SEC Charges Theranos With Fraud

By Jim Daley | March 14, 2018

The company raised more than $700 million based on false claims to investors, according to the complaint.

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Ashutosh Tiwari, who falsely claimed to be affiliated with Linköping University, is also under investigation for alleged scientific misconduct and fraud.

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Bioengineering Professor, Students Accused of Fraud

By Kerry Grens | September 30, 2017

Virginia Tech’s Yiheng Percival Zhang was arrested for misusing grant funds from the federal government.

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Authors of rescinded papers see a 10 percent to 20 percent decline in citation rates for their other publications. 

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Nature Plants explains how it handled a manuscript coauthored by Patrice Dunoyer, a biologist with multiple retractions to his name.

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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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Journal Cleans Up Image Archives

By Kerry Grens | June 12, 2017

Molecular and Cellular Biology has found numerous errors after launching a retrospective sweep of the figures it’s published in recent years. 

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Infographic: Web of Retractions

By Catherine Offord | May 1, 2017

See coauthors' connections to eight researchers with problematic papers.

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A committee says an independent organization designed to foster research integrity would stem misconduct.

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