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Fraudulent Paper Pulled

By Bob Grant | January 5, 2016

Nature retracts a study six years after an investigation found that the protein structures it reported were fabricated.

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Speaking of Science 2015

By Bob Grant | December 31, 2015

A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes

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Owl Be Darned

By The Scientist Staff | December 4, 2015

Researchers studying city-dwelling birds are learning about which animals are more suited to urban life.

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A Rainforest Chorus

By Karen Zusi | December 1, 2015

Researchers measure the health of Papua New Guinea’s forests by analyzing the ecological soundscape.

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Jungle Field Trip

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2015

Travel to remote rain forests in Papua New Guinea with researchers from The Nature Conservancy who are working with native people to characterize ecosystems there using sound.

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Scientific Misconduct: Red Flags

By John R. Thomas Jr. | December 1, 2015

Warning signs that scandal might be brewing in your lab  

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Urban Owl-Fitters

By Jef Akst | December 1, 2015

How birds with an innate propensity for living among humans are establishing populations in cities

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Spiders, Prey Leave DNA

By Bob Grant | November 30, 2015

A study of black widow spiders suggests that the arachnids leave traces of their own genetic material and DNA from prey in their sticky webs.

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Stem Cell Biologist Dies

By Kerry Grens | November 23, 2015

Paolo Bianco crusaded against cell therapy fraud and hype.

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Oncologist Found Guilty of Misconduct

By Kerry Grens | November 9, 2015

A government investigation concludes that Anil Potti faked data on multiple grants and papers.

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