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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.
Dutch Researcher Retracts More Papers
Bob Grant | May 6, 2013
Fifty-three studies authored by shamed Tilburg University social psychologist Diederik Stapel have now been pulled from the literature.
Researcher Steals Cancer Data?
Dan Cossins | Apr 4, 2013
A Chinese researcher in Wisconsin is accused of taking an experimental anti-cancer compound and research data to a university in China.
Psychology Grad Student Faked Data
Dan Cossins | Mar 7, 2013
A young psychologist who studied the effects of motivation and reward on cognitive control is found to have falsified data in three published papers.
MIT Lab Retracts Paper
Dan Cossins | Feb 15, 2013
A paper describing a new method for imaging synapse formation has been retracted after it emerged that the first author falsified data to prove its effectiveness.
Physiologist Faked Data
Dan Cossins | Feb 5, 2013
A Case Western Reserve University researcher is found guilty of altering the number of samples and results to inflate the statistical significance of his findings.
Neurologist Faked Stroke Data
Dan Cossins | Jan 28, 2013
A University of Wisconsin neuroscientist is found guilty of falsifying Western blots as part of his stroke research, and has requested the retraction of two papers.
Men Cheat More Often
Dan Cossins | Jan 22, 2013
Male scientists commit research misconduct more often than their female peers, and senior researchers are more likely to engage in fraud than trainees.
Dan Cossins | Jan 18, 2013
A neurodegenerative disease researcher found guilty of fabricating results in funding applications has written an open letter of apology and clarification.
Reforming Research Cheats
Dan Cossins | Jan 9, 2013
A new ethics course aims to rehabilitate scientists found guilty of misconduct so they can return to the field as productive researchers.