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New Journal Scrutinizes the Research Process

By Kerry Grens | May 3, 2016

Studies in Research Integrity and Peer Review analyze ethics and quality in both science and publishing.

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The federal agency publishes a brief note alleging another ethical breach by former Karolinska Institute researcher Paolo Macchiarini.

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Colleagues of the surgeon under investigation distance themselves from a 2011 The Lancet study.

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Macchiarini Coauthor Removed From Paper

By Kerry Grens | March 7, 2016

A whistleblower asked to have his named pulled from a study led by the embattled surgeon.

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TS Picks: December 30, 2015

By Kerry Grens | December 30, 2015

Overvaluing startups; undervaluing human research participants; curing aging?

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Science Historian Dies

By Karen Zusi | December 9, 2015

Lisa Jardine, former chair of the U.K.’s Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority, has passed away at age 71.

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Fiddling with Human Genes

By Tracy Vence | November 30, 2015

A look at the technologies now helping researchers edit human genes and discussions of the controversy that has ensued.

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When Does a Smart Mouse Become Human?

By John D. Loike | July 1, 2015

Ethical issues attend the creation of animal-human chimeras.

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Widespread Data Duplication

By Kerry Grens | June 17, 2015

Around one out of every four cancer papers scrutinized in a recent study contains questionable figures, and journals and authors aren’t responding to requests for clarification.

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Retractions Often Due to Plagiarism: Study

By Kerry Grens | June 1, 2015

The number of plagiarism-based retractions has grown since the advent of detection software, according to a BioMed Central analysis.

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