scientific fraud
HIV Scientist Pleads Guilty to Fraud
HIV Scientist Pleads Guilty to Fraud
Bob Grant | Feb 26, 2015
A former Iowa State University researcher faces up to 10 years in prison for faking data involving a study of an HIV vaccine.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2014
September 2014's selection of notable quotes
Gene Therapy Researcher Faked Data
Gene Therapy Researcher Faked Data
Bob Grant | Apr 25, 2014
A former postdoc in a prominent gene therapy lab is branded a fraud by the US government more than three years after having a slew of papers retracted from various journals.
STAP Misconduct Investigator Steps Down
STAP Misconduct Investigator Steps Down
Tracy Vence | Apr 25, 2014
One of the RIKEN scientists investigating allegations of misconduct tied to stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency work has resigned from the committee because of anonymous questions raised about his own research.
More Retractions for Tokyo Scientist?
More Retractions for Tokyo Scientist?
Kate Yandell | Jul 26, 2013
A university panel has detected irregularities in 43 papers by Shigeaki Kato.
Accused Scientist Reaches Plea Deal
Accused Scientist Reaches Plea Deal
Dan Cossins | Jul 12, 2013
A Chinese researcher working in Wisconsin who was accused of stealing an experimental cancer drug pleads guilty to a lesser charge.
Editor Quits After Fraud Allegations
Editor Quits After Fraud Allegations
Kerry Grens | Jul 10, 2013
Dmitry Kuznetsov, former chief editor of two science journals, denies any wrongdoing, but agrees to leave his posts after The Scientist reported on numerous accusations of misconduct.
Accused “Fraudster” Heads Two Journals
Accused “Fraudster” Heads Two Journals
Kerry Grens | Jul 2, 2013
A Russian researcher suspected of multiple counts of fakery is chief editor of two scientific publications.
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.
More Questionable Stem-Cell Science
More Questionable Stem-Cell Science
Chris Palmer | Jun 18, 2013
Disgraced stem-cell researcher Hisashi Moriguchi has published three new papers in BMJ Case Reports, including a rehashing of a retracted 2012 paper.