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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.
Top 10 Retractions of 2016
Retraction Watch | Dec 21, 2016
A look at this year’s most memorable retractions
Mouse Immunology Paper Retracted
Jef Akst | Dec 16, 2016
A finding of misconduct spurs the retraction of a
paper claiming to have identified a protein in mice that boosted immunity to both viruses and cancer.
Publisher Retracts Dozens of Studies
Joshua A. Krisch | Nov 1, 2016
Springer Nature pulls 58 articles in one fell swoop, citing plagiarism and authorship manipulation, among other things.
Two More Corrections for Criticized Researchers
Kerry Grens | Sep 22, 2016
A university investigation has so far found no wrongdoing by the principal investigator.
Duke Sued for Millions over Fraudulent Data
Jef Akst | Sep 6, 2016
A lawsuit claims that Duke University and biologist Erin Potts-Kant used bad data in projects funded by dozens of government grants.