Journals’ Plagiarism Detectors May Flag Papers in Error
Journals’ Plagiarism Detectors May Flag Papers in Error
One recent case, in which a scientist claims his submitted manuscript was rejected despite a lack of actual plagiarism, highlights the limitations of automated tools.
Journals’ Plagiarism Detectors May Flag Papers in Error
Journals’ Plagiarism Detectors May Flag Papers in Error

One recent case, in which a scientist claims his submitted manuscript was rejected despite a lack of actual plagiarism, highlights the limitations of automated tools.

One recent case, in which a scientist claims his submitted manuscript was rejected despite a lack of actual plagiarism, highlights the limitations of automated tools.

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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It includes more than 18,000 papers and conference materials that have been retracted since the 1970s.

Dartmouth Professor Plagiarized His Colleague, University Says
Dartmouth Professor Plagiarized His Colleague, University Says
Jef Akst | Aug 20, 2018
H. Gilbert Welch, a health policy expert who has advocated against superfluous cancer screening, published another Dartmouth researcher’s work, according to the university administration.
Mass Resignation from <em>Scientific Reports</em>’s Editorial Board
Mass Resignation from Scientific Reports’s Editorial Board
Catherine Offord | Nov 6, 2017
Nineteen researchers have stepped down after the journal decided not to retract a paper that they say plagiarized the work of a Johns Hopkins biomedical scientist.
Parkinson’s Researcher Notches 17 Retracted Papers
Parkinson’s Researcher Notches 17 Retracted Papers
Aggie Mika | Sep 13, 2017
Scientific misconduct motivated Yoshihiro Sato’s three additional retractions last month; his institution doesn’t respond. 
How Journals Treat Papers from Researchers Who Committed Misconduct
How Journals Treat Papers from Researchers Who Committed Misconduct
Diana Kwon | Aug 18, 2017
Nature Plants explains how it handled a manuscript coauthored by Patrice Dunoyer, a biologist with multiple retractions to his name.
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2017
Intellectual property theft, gun violence, scientific failure, and more
Survey: UK Researchers Rife with Misconduct
Survey: UK Researchers Rife with Misconduct
Bob Grant | Jul 5, 2016
Are scores of British scientists faking data and plagiarizing?
Repeat Offenders
Repeat Offenders
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.
Retractions Often Due to Plagiarism: Study
Retractions Often Due to Plagiarism: Study
Kerry Grens | Jun 2, 2015
The number of plagiarism-based retractions has grown since the advent of detection software, according to a BioMed Central analysis.