Former Taiwanese National Academy Head Cleared of Corruption
Former Taiwanese National Academy Head Cleared of Corruption
Wong Chi-huey, who was the president of Academia Sinica until 2016, was found not guilty of taking bribes from a pharmaceutical company.
Former Taiwanese National Academy Head Cleared of Corruption
Former Taiwanese National Academy Head Cleared of Corruption

Wong Chi-huey, who was the president of Academia Sinica until 2016, was found not guilty of taking bribes from a pharmaceutical company.

Wong Chi-huey, who was the president of Academia Sinica until 2016, was found not guilty of taking bribes from a pharmaceutical company.

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Top Retractions of 2018
Top Retractions of 2018
Retraction Watch | Dec 26, 2018
From a self-sampling scientist to the downfall of a leading stem cell scientist, here’s our naughty list.
Tenured Biology Professor Sacked for Research Misconduct
Tenured Biology Professor Sacked for Research Misconduct
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 17, 2018
Fei Wang, fired from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, falsified data on grant applications.
University College London Geneticist Cleared of Wrongdoing
University College London Geneticist Cleared of Wrongdoing
Jef Akst | Dec 5, 2018
A second investigation by the school concludes that David Latchman, also the head of Birkbeck, University of London, was not involved in the image manipulation found in papers he coauthored.
Hindsight
Hindsight
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2018
Looking back at a year filled with discoveries and challenges.
Dartmouth Faces Lawsuit Over Sexual Misconduct by Professors
Dartmouth Faces Lawsuit Over Sexual Misconduct by Professors
Catherine Offord | Nov 15, 2018
Seven women are suing the university over alleged assault, harassment, and discrimination by three prominent scientists.
Vanderbilt Professor on Leave After Sexual Assault Allegations
Vanderbilt Professor on Leave After Sexual Assault Allegations
Ashley P. Taylor | Nov 1, 2018
Only after the accusations appeared on Twitter did Vanderbilt suspend neuroscientist David Sweatt.
Fishy Behavior: Prof Allegedly Profited from School Caviar Sales
Fishy Behavior: Prof Allegedly Profited from School Caviar Sales
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 29, 2018
A University of Georgia fisheries researcher, who is head of the school’s program to farm-raise sturgeon and sell their salt-cured eggs, is expected to retire this week.
Retraction Watch Launches Its Database of Papers
Retraction Watch Launches Its Database of Papers
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 26, 2018
It includes more than 18,000 papers and conference materials that have been retracted since the 1970s.

Dozens of Retractions Requested for Heart Stem Cell Studies
Dozens of Retractions Requested for Heart Stem Cell Studies
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 15, 2018
Harvard and Brigham and Women’s Hospital disavow the work by former faculty member Piero Anversa.