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The Past and Present of Research Integrity in China
Ben Andrew Henry | Mar 1, 2017
Several initiatives aim to improve research integrity in the country, but recent high-profile cases of misconduct highlight a lingering problem.
Top 10 Retractions of 2016
Retraction Watch | Dec 21, 2016
A look at this year’s most memorable retractions
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.
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.
TS Picks: August 9, 2016
Bob Grant | Aug 9, 2016
Gene therapy money-back guarantee; the brain benefits from bilingualism; Q&A with a science watchdog
More Retractions for Cancer Researcher
Tanya Lewis | Jun 22, 2016
An institutional investigation has found evidence of image manipulation in two studies coauthored by Bharat Aggarwal.
The Zombie Literature
Bob Grant | May 1, 2016
Retractions are on the rise. But reams of flawed research papers persist in the scientific literature. Is it time to change the way papers are published?
TS Picks: February 11, 2016
Tracy Vence | Feb 11, 2016
Fraudulent Paper Pulled
Bob Grant | Jan 5, 2016
retracts a study six years after an investigation found that the protein structures it reported were fabricated.
Papers Pulled for Image Manipulation
Tracy Vence | Dec 30, 2015
Scientists retract two studies from the
Journal of Virology
, citing another case of an author tinkering with figures.