scientific misconduct
Swedish Ethics Review Board: Macchiarini Is Guilty
Swedish Ethics Review Board: Macchiarini Is Guilty
Jef Akst | Oct 30, 2017
The group calls for the retraction of six publications by surgeon Paolo Macchiarini regarding the synthetic trachea transplantations that led to the death of at least three patients. 
Investigation Finds Cell Biologist Guilty of Misconduct
Investigation Finds Cell Biologist Guilty of Misconduct
Aggie Mika | Aug 2, 2017
Yoshinori Watanabe of the University of Tokyo was found to have tampered with images in five prominent publications. 
Macchiarini Retracts Another Paper
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.
The Past and Present of Research Integrity in China
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.
Karolinska Finds Macchiarini Guilty of Misconduct
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
Top 10 Retractions of 2016
Retraction Watch | Dec 21, 2016
A look at this year’s most memorable retractions
Opinion: The Scientist’s Scarlet Letter
Opinion: The Scientist’s Scarlet Letter
Paul S. Thaler | Dec 16, 2016
Managing privacy protections and expectations in a misconduct proceeding
Mouse Immunology Paper Retracted
Mouse Immunology Paper Retracted
Jef Akst | Dec 16, 2016
A finding of misconduct spurs the retraction of a Science paper claiming to have identified a protein in mice that boosted immunity to both viruses and cancer.
PubPeer Loses Battle, Hopes to Win War on Anonymous Comments
PubPeer Loses Battle, Hopes to Win War on Anonymous Comments
Bob Grant | Dec 2, 2016
Lawyers involved discuss the latest twist in the ongoing litigation that pits pathologist Fazlul Sarkar against anonymous commenters on the post-publication peer review site.
Full Sarkar Investigation Report Won’t Enter Appeals Court Case
Full Sarkar Investigation Report Won’t Enter Appeals Court Case
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2016
Court of Appeals denies a motion filed by ACLU lawyers to enter the full Wayne State University investigation of pathologist Fazlul Sarkar into the official case record.