investigation
Karolinska Lets Macchiarini Go
Karolinska Lets Macchiarini Go
Bob Grant | Mar 24, 2016
The embattled artificial organ researcher has been dismissed over the fallout from several misconduct allegations leveled against him.
Macchiarini Coauthor Removed From Paper
Macchiarini Coauthor Removed From Paper
Kerry Grens | Mar 7, 2016
A whistleblower asked to have his named pulled from a study led by the embattled surgeon.
Author Nets Seven Retractions
Author Nets Seven Retractions
Kerry Grens | Feb 22, 2016
Biochemical Pharmacology pulls papers coauthored by a scientist whose work has been under investigation at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Karolinska Institute Head Steps Down
Karolinska Institute Head Steps Down
Tracy Vence | Feb 16, 2016
Vice-Chancellor Anders Hamsten is resigning from his post amidst another investigation into the work of surgeon Paolo Macchiarini.
PubPeer Users Question a Cancer Paper
PubPeer Users Question a Cancer Paper
Bob Grant | Jan 13, 2016
A 2012 Cancer Cell paper is under investigation after users of the post-publication peer review website raised questions about the validity of Western blot images.
Investigating the Four-legged Snake Fossil
Investigating the Four-legged Snake Fossil
Bob Grant | Aug 5, 2015
Brazilian officials are trying to determine whether the transformational fossil find was exported illegally from the country.
RIKEN Review Yields Corrections
RIKEN Review Yields Corrections
Tracy Vence | Jun 22, 2014
An institution-wide investigation into labs at the Japanese research institute results in three corrections to papers published in Molecular and Cellular Biology between 2005 and 2010.
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.
STAP Misconduct Investigator Steps Down
STAP Misconduct Investigator Steps Down
Tracy Vence | Apr 25, 2014
One of the RIKEN scientists investigating allegations of misconduct tied to stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency work has resigned from the committee because of anonymous questions raised about his own research.
Fake Paper Exposes Failed Peer Review
Fake Paper Exposes Failed Peer Review
Kerry Grens | Oct 6, 2013
The widespread acceptance of an atrocious manuscript, fabricated by an investigative journalist, reveals the near absence of quality at some journals.