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The professors, all faculty members in the college’s department of psychology and brain sciences, have been placed on paid leave. 

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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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Peer-Review Fraud Scheme Uncovered in China

By | July 31, 2017

The Chinese government finds almost 500 researchers guilty of misconduct in relation to a recent spate of retractions from a cancer journal.

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Mouse Immunology Paper Retracted

By | December 16, 2016

A finding of misconduct spurs the retraction of a Science paper claiming to have identified a protein in mice that boosted immunity to both viruses and cancer.

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A Wayne State University probe into allegations of research misconduct leveled against pathologist Fazlul Sarkar has found the scientist guilty of multiple instances of image manipulation, among other infractions.

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Ditch the Floss?

By | August 3, 2016

US government agencies can’t provide strong scientific evidence that flossing is beneficial.

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The embattled stem cell researcher faces a new investigation exploring his culpability in the deaths of two patients he treated.

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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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Theranos in Criminal Probe

By | April 19, 2016

Federal officials are investigating whether the diagnostics company misled investors.

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Congress Subpoenas Medical Organizations

By | April 5, 2016

A US House of Representatives panel has requested information from several research bodies and abortion providers as part of a sweeping investigation of fetal tissue research.

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