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Author Nets Seven Retractions
Kerry Grens | Feb 22, 2016
pulls papers coauthored by a scientist whose work has been under investigation at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Funding Ban for Plant Biologist
Kerry Grens | Jan 26, 2016
Olivier Voinnet, who has corrected and retracted several papers, cannot receive Swiss government grants for three years.
GM Paper Flagged by Politician Retracted
Kerry Grens | Jan 18, 2016
One of three suspect publications from a group of scientists in Italy is pulled for plagiarism while an investigation is ongoing.
Expected Retraction Published
Kerry Grens | Jan 13, 2016
The repeal of a
paper is the second of three anticipated retractions from a cell biologist.
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
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
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
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
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
Kerry Grens | Feb 7, 2014
Molecular and Cellular Biology
pulls five papers from endocrinologist Shigeaki Kato.