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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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Fast-Track Peer Review Controversy

By Jef Akst | March 31, 2015

An editor of the journal Scientific Reports quits in protest of paid, expedited review.

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Riding Out Rejection

By Kate Yandell | March 1, 2015

How to navigate the choppy waters of scientific publication

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Clinic Trial Problems Kept Mum

By Kerry Grens | February 11, 2015

Despite documented dysfunction in a number of studies, rarely do those problems get a mention in the resulting publications, according to a new study.

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Author Sues Journal

By Kerry Grens | February 10, 2015

The American Diabetes Association faces a lawsuit after journal editors express concern over several papers.

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Lab Size Study Stirs Debate

By Bob Grant | February 9, 2015

Do bigger labs churn out more high-impact papers? Not necessarily, according to a new analysis.

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Scientific Publishing, 1665

By Jef Akst | February 1, 2015

Henry Oldenburg founded Philosophical Transactions to share scholarly news from the “Ingenious in many considerable parts of the World.”

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Science Publishing Mega-Merger

By Bob Grant | January 19, 2015

Macmillan Science and Education, the publisher of Nature and Scientific American, will join forces with Springer Science+Business Media.

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The Top 10 Retractions of 2014

By Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky | December 23, 2014

A look at this year’s most memorable retractions

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Journalists to Catalog Retractions

By Kerry Grens | December 16, 2014

Staff of the blog Retraction Watch will create a database of papers retracted from the scientific literature.

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