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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.
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.