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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.
Another Retraction for Fake Nutrition Data
Another Retraction for Fake Nutrition Data
Kerry Grens | Oct 29, 2015
The BMJ yanks a study on baby formula from R.K. Chandra decades after it was published.
Two Papers Pulled for Figure Fraud
Two Papers Pulled for Figure Fraud
Kerry Grens | Aug 17, 2015
A University of Florida investigation has found the lead author on both studies faked data on stress response in Caenorhabditis elegans.
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.
Vaccine Fraudster Gets Jail Time
Vaccine Fraudster Gets Jail Time
Bob Grant | Jul 6, 2015
The researcher who spiked rabbit blood with human antibodies to make an HIV vaccine look more effective is sentenced to 57 months in prison and must repay his National Institutes of Health grant.
HIV Scientist Pleads Guilty to Fraud
HIV Scientist Pleads Guilty to Fraud
Bob Grant | Feb 26, 2015
A former Iowa State University researcher faces up to 10 years in prison for faking data involving a study of an HIV vaccine.
Author Sues Journal
Author Sues Journal
Kerry Grens | Feb 10, 2015
The American Diabetes Association faces a lawsuit after journal editors express concern over several papers.
Contaminants Could’ve Accounted for STAP
Contaminants Could’ve Accounted for STAP
Kerry Grens | Dec 29, 2014
Embryonic stem cells likely mucked up the cultures used in the debunked “stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency” studies.
Study: Scientists Witness Plagiarism Often
Study: Scientists Witness Plagiarism Often
Kerry Grens | Nov 3, 2014
A meta-analysis of surveys used to gauge plagiarism among scientists finds that nearly one-third of researchers have witnessed the problem.
Columbia Pays Millions to Settle Fraud Claim
Columbia Pays Millions to Settle Fraud Claim
Bob Grant | Oct 30, 2014
The university has agreed to pay more than $9 million to resolve a lawsuit filed by the US government over the submission of false claims regarding federal research funds.