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Prominent Cell Biologist Fired After Data Manipulation Investigation
Prominent Cell Biologist Fired After Data Manipulation Investigation
Shawna Williams | Apr 30, 2018
The University of Tokyo confirmed last August that Yoshinori Watanabe tampered with research-related images, and dismissed him in late April.
Kyoto University Finds Stem Cell Researcher Guilty of Data Fabrication
Kyoto University Finds Stem Cell Researcher Guilty of Data Fabrication
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 25, 2018
The scientist was a member of a stem cell research team led by Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka. 
Investigation Finds Cell Biologist Guilty of Misconduct
Investigation Finds Cell Biologist Guilty of Misconduct
Aggie Mika | Aug 2, 2017
Yoshinori Watanabe of the University of Tokyo was found to have tampered with images in five prominent publications. 
Studies Retracted After UCLA Investigation
Studies Retracted After UCLA Investigation
Diana Kwon | Jul 21, 2017
Most of the authors have had papers pulled in the past.
Oncologist Found Guilty of Misconduct
Oncologist Found Guilty of Misconduct
Kerry Grens | Nov 9, 2015
A government investigation concludes that Anil Potti faked data on multiple grants and papers.
Bear Study Breaks Down
Bear Study Breaks Down
Kerry Grens | Sep 2, 2015
Authors retract a paper on grizzlies’ metabolism after finding one person made up data.
Nutrition Researcher Loses Libel Suit
Nutrition Researcher Loses Libel Suit
Jef Akst | Aug 3, 2015
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice rules that the Canadian Broadcasting Company did not commit libel in its documentary series on fraud allegations against Ranjit Chandra.
New Ruling on Old Misconduct Case
New Ruling on Old Misconduct Case
Jef Akst | Dec 10, 2014
The Office of Research Integrity has finally pointed the finger in a case of suspected data manipulation in a 2006 Science paper.
Waste Not, Want Not
Waste Not, Want Not
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 1, 2014
Researchers and entrepreneurs divert food waste from landfills by turning it into a variety of ingenious products.
Back from the Blacklist?
Back from the Blacklist?
Jef Akst | May 8, 2014
Disgraced psychology researcher Marc Hauser, who was found guilty of data fabrication and falsification during his time at Harvard, publishes two new papers.