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Italian Scientist’s Retraction Count Hits 15
Diana Kwon | Mar 5, 2018
Alfredo Fusco, a once prominent cancer researcher, has been under investigation for alleged research misconduct since 2012.
Top 10 Retractions of 2017
Retraction Watch | Dec 18, 2017
Making the list: a journal breaks a retraction record, Nobel laureates Do the Right Thing, and Seinfeld characters write a paper
How Journals Treat Papers from Researchers Who Committed Misconduct
Diana Kwon | Aug 18, 2017
explains how it handled a manuscript coauthored by Patrice Dunoyer, a biologist with multiple retractions to his name.
Studies Retracted After UCLA Investigation
Diana Kwon | Jul 21, 2017
Most of the authors have had papers pulled in the past.
Journal Cleans Up Image Archives
Kerry Grens | Jun 12, 2017
Molecular and Cellular Biology
has found numerous errors after launching a retrospective sweep of the figures it’s published in recent years.
Infographic: Web of Retractions
Catherine Offord | Apr 30, 2017
See coauthors' connections to eight researchers with problematic papers.
Investigation Finds Pathologist Guilty of Systemic Misconduct
Bob Grant | Oct 19, 2016
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.
Two More Corrections for Criticized Researchers
Kerry Grens | Sep 22, 2016
A university investigation has so far found no wrongdoing by the principal investigator.
Seven More Retractions for Cancer Researcher
Kerry Grens | Aug 10, 2016
All of the papers had been published in the
Journal of Biological Chemistry
Kerry Grens | Apr 25, 2016
Scanning the literature, scientists find that nearly 2 percent of papers contain duplicated and manipulated figures, among other image-prep no-nos.