Research Institute Investigates Possible Image Manipulation in Papers
Research Institute Investigates Possible Image Manipulation in Papers
PubPeer commenters have flagged more than 100 papers from branches of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research for apparent image duplication and other issues.
Research Institute Investigates Possible Image Manipulation in Papers
Research Institute Investigates Possible Image Manipulation in Papers

PubPeer commenters have flagged more than 100 papers from branches of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research for apparent image duplication and other issues.

PubPeer commenters have flagged more than 100 papers from branches of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research for apparent image duplication and other issues.

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NIH Suspended Duke University Grants Amid Misconduct Allegations
NIH Suspended Duke University Grants Amid Misconduct Allegations
Jef Akst | May 22, 2019
The accusations concerned the safety of research participants. The school says the grants have been reinstated following an investigation.
Three Researchers Ousted from MD Anderson
Three Researchers Ousted from MD Anderson
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 22, 2019
The center had received letters from NIH about researchers’ violations of granting agency policies and intellectual property theft in 2018.
<em>Nature&nbsp;</em>and <em>Science&nbsp;</em>Retractions Connected to Research Misconduct
Nature and Science Retractions Connected to Research Misconduct
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 12, 2019
The University of Cambridge and the University of Bristol conducted investigations of the research.
Humane Society Successfully Campaigns to End Pesticide Test on Dogs
Humane Society Successfully Campaigns to End Pesticide Test on Dogs
Shawna Williams | Apr 8, 2019
After the release of an undercover investigation, Corteva Agrisciences announces it will release 36 beagles for rehoming.
OMICS International Fined Over $50 Million for &ldquo;Deceptive Practices&rdquo;
OMICS International Fined Over $50 Million for “Deceptive Practices”
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 3, 2019
The publisher and conference organizer is ordered to pay the US government for what some report to be predatory behavior.
Lack of Diversity in Genetic Datasets is Risky for Treating Disease
Lack of Diversity in Genetic Datasets is Risky for Treating Disease
Ashley Yeager | Mar 21, 2019
Certain populations have been historically underrepresented in genome sequencing studies, but the NIH, private clinics, and 23andMe and other companies are trying to fix that.
Scientists Push for a Moratorium on Human Germline Editing
Scientists Push for a Moratorium on Human Germline Editing
Ashley Yeager | Mar 13, 2019
After the reported birth of CRISPRed babies in China, experts want to take time to consider the scientific, social, ethical, and philosophical consequences of editing heritable human DNA.
Bill Jenkins, Tuskegee Syphilis Study Whistleblower, Dies
Bill Jenkins, Tuskegee Syphilis Study Whistleblower, Dies
Ashley Yeager | Mar 4, 2019
A government scientist, he tried to end the unethical study, was unsuccessful, and then spent his career combatting injustice in healthcare.
China Proposes New Gene-Editing Regulations
China Proposes New Gene-Editing Regulations
Jef Akst | Feb 27, 2019
After the controversy of a Chinese scientist who was involved in editing the genomes of twin girls, the country puts forth tighter guidelines.