retraction watch
Sage Pulls More Papers for Fake Peer Review
Sage Pulls More Papers for Fake Peer Review
Bob Grant | Aug 20, 2015
The publisher is retracting 17 articles because of tampering with the peer-review process.
Subway Microbiome Study Revised
Subway Microbiome Study Revised
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 4, 2015
Researchers tone down their highly publicized study that reported the presence of deadly pathogens on New York City subways.
Keeping Science Pubs Clean
Keeping Science Pubs Clean
Jef Akst | Jun 29, 2015
Science releases new guidelines for research transparency, hoping to stem the tide of retractions and misconduct.
Narcolepsy-Flu Vax Paper Retracted
Narcolepsy-Flu Vax Paper Retracted
Jef Akst | Aug 1, 2014
A study linking GlaxoSmithKline’s Pandemrix H1N1 vaccine to the sleep disorder has been pulled from the literature.
Top 10 Retractions of 2013
Top 10 Retractions of 2013
Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky | Dec 30, 2013
A look at this year’s most memorable retractions
The Reasons Behind Retractions
The Reasons Behind Retractions
Kate Yandell | Jun 26, 2013
An analysis of 244 retraction notices shows how journals handle mistakes and fraudulent behavior.
Gel Drama
Gel Drama
Edyta Zielinska | Feb 26, 2013
A mysterious case of proteomics plagiarism leads to an odd timeline for a retraction.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2013
February 2013's selection of notable quotes
Review Retracted for Plagiarism
Review Retracted for Plagiarism
Dan Cossins | Jan 29, 2013
The authors of a review article on genome-wide association studies have retracted the paper due to “substantial textual overlap” with other sources.
Renowned Retraction
Renowned Retraction
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 16, 2013
Authors retract a decade-old, highly-cited cancer study, admitting sloppy mistakes in the data analysis.