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Fraud Breeds Retractions

By Sabrina Richards | October 1, 2012

An analysis of retractions dating back to 1977 shows that most papers are retracted due to misconduct.

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Immunologist Falsified Data

By Edyta Zielinska | August 6, 2012

A researcher from the John Wayne Cancer Institute has settled his scientific misconduct case with the Office of Research Integrity.

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Another Victim of Suspicious Data

By Jef Akst | July 13, 2012

The researcher who raised questions about the studies by social psychologist Dirk Smeesters flags dodgy data from another scientist.

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Misconduct Shakeup

By Jef Akst | July 3, 2012

The ongoing saga that led to psychologist Dirk Smeesters’s resignation from the Erasmus University Rotterdam has the scientific community discussing new ways to detect data fraud.

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Anesthesiologist Fabricates 172 Papers

By Jef Akst | July 3, 2012

A researchers in Japan faked patient data on nearly 200 studies over the past 2 decades, according to an investigating committee.

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All’s Not Fair in Science and Publishing

By Frederick Southwick | July 1, 2012

False credit for scientific discoveries threatens the success and pace of research.

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Scientist Fabricates Cancer Data

By Megan Scudellari | June 1, 2012

A postdoc at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital is found guilty of falsifying his findings in a lung cancer study.

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Stem Cell Researcher Fabricates Data

By Edyta Zielinska | April 16, 2012

A scientist who claimed to have injected monkey embryonic stem cells into the eyes of rats to improve their vision accepts the penalty for research misconduct.

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The Retraction Mother Lode?

By Sabrina Richards | April 13, 2012

Editors at 23 scientific journals demand validation of nearly 200 studies authored by a Japanese anesthesiologist.

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Misconduct Hearing Granted

By Hannah Waters | March 9, 2012

A cancer researcher charged with scientific misconduct in 2011 may have the right to present his defense—a rare occurrence under current regulations.

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