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Stanford President’s Past Research Under Investigation
The university’s board of trustees will oversee a probe after allegations of errors and manipulated images in four papers Marc Tessier-Lavigne coauthored. 
Stanford President’s Past Research Under Investigation
Stanford President’s Past Research Under Investigation

The university’s board of trustees will oversee a probe after allegations of errors and manipulated images in four papers Marc Tessier-Lavigne coauthored. 

The university’s board of trustees will oversee a probe after allegations of errors and manipulated images in four papers Marc Tessier-Lavigne coauthored. 

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Paper Proposing COVID-19, Magnetism Link to Be Retracted
Shawna Williams | Nov 4, 2020 | 4 min read
The study, published in a peer-reviewed journal, has attracted widespread derision from researchers.
The Lancet Alters Editorial Practices After Surgisphere Scandal
Catherine Offord | Sep 22, 2020 | 4 min read
The changes, which affect the declarations authors have to sign and the peer-review process, have received a mixed response from the scientific community.
PubPeer Launches Updated Site
Diana Kwon | Jun 18, 2017 | 1 min read
New features include increased security of user anonymity.
Full Sarkar Investigation Report Won’t Enter Appeals Court Case
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2016 | 1 min read
Court of Appeals denies a motion filed by ACLU lawyers to enter the full Wayne State University investigation of pathologist Fazlul Sarkar into the official case record.
PubPeer Lawyers Ask to Enter Misconduct Report into the Court Record
Bob Grant | Nov 17, 2016 | 1 min read
Lawyers for PubPeer have obtained and posted the full investigation report from Wayne State University, which lists more than 140 misconduct allegations against pathologist Fazlul Sarkar.
Michigan State Court of Appeals Hears Arguments in PubPeer Litigation
Bob Grant | Oct 5, 2016 | 4 min read
Attorneys representing pathologist Fazlul Sarkar and users of the post-publication peer review website present their cases regarding the constitutionality of subpoenaing for the identities of anonymous commenters.
PubPeer Has (Probably) Stopped Collecting Anonymous Commenters’ IP Addresses
Bob Grant | Oct 4, 2016 | 3 min read
In an attempt to avoid future subpoenas requesting potentially identifying information on unregistered users of the post-publication peer review website, the platform’s administrators have attempted to cease IP address collection.
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