image manipulation
Expected Retraction Published
Expected Retraction Published
Kerry Grens | Jan 13, 2016
The repeal of a Molecular Endocrinology paper is the second of three anticipated retractions from a cell biologist.
Papers Pulled for Image Manipulation
Papers Pulled for Image Manipulation
Tracy Vence | Dec 30, 2015
Scientists retract two studies from the Journal of Virology, citing another case of an author tinkering with figures.
Judge: PubPeer Users Remain Anonymous
Judge: PubPeer Users Remain Anonymous
Kerry Grens | Mar 6, 2015
A Michigan judge denies a request to reveal the identities of commenters on the post-publication review website.
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.
Papers Pulled for Data Manipulation
Papers Pulled for Data Manipulation
Kerry Grens | May 12, 2014
Molecular biologist Shigeaki Kato has two more retractions, adding to his fraught publication history. 
RIKEN to Review 20,000 Papers
RIKEN to Review 20,000 Papers
Jef Akst | May 5, 2014
In the wake of allegations of research misconduct, the president of the Japanese research institute asks that all labs review their publications for evidence of manipulated images or plagiarism.
More Retractions for Fallen Scientist
More Retractions for Fallen Scientist
Kerry Grens | Feb 7, 2014
Molecular and Cellular Biology pulls five papers from endocrinologist Shigeaki Kato.
More Retractions for Tokyo Scientist?
More Retractions for Tokyo Scientist?
Kate Yandell | Jul 26, 2013
A university panel has detected irregularities in 43 papers by Shigeaki Kato.
Misconduct Called Out on YouTube
Misconduct Called Out on YouTube
Hannah Waters | Jan 26, 2012
A 6-minute video posted on YouTube documents more than 60 alleged cases of image manipulation from 24 papers by a single researcher.