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Over Paper Criticisms
Kerry Grens | Nov 2, 2017
Stanford’s Mark Jacobson is asking for $10 million in damages after the journal published a critique of his work on renewable energy.
Swedish Ethics Review Board: Macchiarini Is Guilty
Jef Akst | Oct 30, 2017
The group calls for the retraction of six publications by surgeon Paolo Macchiarini regarding the synthetic trachea transplantations that led to the death of at least three patients.
Journal Cut from Medline
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 26, 2017
New papers from a cancer journal once named as a possibly predatory publication will no longer appear in the widely used research database.
Final Nail Hammered into NgAgo Coffin
Kerry Grens | Aug 3, 2017
The paper describing the gene-editing method is retracted.
Studies Retracted After UCLA Investigation
Diana Kwon | Jul 21, 2017
Most of the authors have had papers pulled in the past.
Journal Cleans Up Image Archives
Kerry Grens | Jun 12, 2017
Molecular and Cellular Biology
has found numerous errors after launching a retrospective sweep of the figures it’s published in recent years.
Infographic: Web of Retractions
Catherine Offord | Apr 30, 2017
See coauthors' connections to eight researchers with problematic papers.
Macchiarini Retracts Another Paper
Bob Grant | Mar 22, 2017
The embattled thoracic surgeon blames his former employer, the Karolinska Institute, for losing data related to the retracted research.
US Researchers Found Guilty of Misconduct Collectively Awarded $101 Million
Joshua A. Krisch | Feb 27, 2017
Seventeen scientists found to have committed research misconduct during the last 25 years have since collectively received more than $101 million in NIH funding.
Karolinska Finds Macchiarini Guilty of Misconduct
Bob Grant | Dec 22, 2016
The embattled thoracic surgeon is dealt another blow by his former employer, which is calling for the retraction of one of his papers on artificial esophagus research.