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Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2015
There’s more to inheritance than genes.
Parsing Negative Citations
Kelly Rae Chi | Oct 26, 2015
A new tool helps scientists better understand what happens to studies that are criticized in the literature.
More Peer Review Manipulation
Tracy Vence | Oct 13, 2015
Elsevier retracts nine papers from five of its journals after discovering made-up reviewer email addresses.
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.
Another Mass Retraction
Tracy Vence | Aug 17, 2015
Springer is pulling 64 papers from 10 of its journals because of “fabricated peer-review reports.”
Keeping Science Pubs Clean
Jef Akst | Jun 29, 2015
releases new guidelines for research transparency, hoping to stem the tide of retractions and misconduct.
Opinion: Debunking Junk
Edward Marks | Feb 9, 2015
With more and more bad science infiltrating the media landscape, it’s time for researchers to speak up.
The Top 10 Retractions of 2014
Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky | Dec 23, 2014
A look at this year’s most memorable retractions
Researchers Update STAP Protocol
Tracy Vence | Sep 15, 2014
Two coauthors on the now-retracted stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency studies present yet another revision to the published method.
Supplemental Costs of Retractions
Tracy Vence | Sep 8, 2014
When a scientific paper is withdrawn from the literature it can have a spill-over effect, researchers show.