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Opinion: Remediating Misconduct

By James DuBois | May 14, 2013

Should institutions invest in changing the behavior of scientists found guilty of violating research rules and ethics?

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Settlement Reached in Misconduct Case

By Dan Cossins | April 19, 2013

A cancer researcher found guilty of misconduct has reached a settlement with the ORI that allows him to apply for federal research funding.

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Jailed for Faking Data

By Dan Cossins | April 18, 2013

A researcher working for a US pharmaceutical company’s Scotland branch is sent to prison for falsifying safety test data on experimental drugs due for clinical trials.

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Decade-Long Misconduct Case Closed

By Jef Akst | April 9, 2013

A former University of Washington researcher did commit misconduct 10 years ago, according to the Office of Research Integrity.

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Novartis Linked to Retracted Papers?

By Dan Cossins | April 2, 2013

A Japanese newspaper claims that the pharma giant funded flawed research that revealed extra health benefits for one of its top-selling drugs.

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Cancer Institute Frustrated with Leadership

By Edyta Zielinska | April 2, 2013

Researchers responding to a survey at MD Anderson Cancer Center report low morale due to their president’s leadership style.

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Plagiarism in Successful NSF Proposals

By Dan Cossins | March 10, 2013

Using plagiarism detection software, the NSF’s internal watchdog has found almost 100 suspicious cases among the 8,000 projects the agency funded in 2011.

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Psychology Grad Student Faked Data

By Dan Cossins | March 7, 2013

A young psychologist who studied the effects of motivation and reward on cognitive control is found to have falsified data in three published papers.  

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MIT Lab Retracts Paper

By Dan Cossins | February 15, 2013

A paper describing a new method for imaging synapse formation has been retracted after it emerged that the first author falsified data to prove its effectiveness.

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Physiologist Faked Data

By Dan Cossins | February 5, 2013

A Case Western Reserve University researcher is found guilty of altering the number of samples and results to inflate the statistical significance of his findings.

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