scientific misconduct
PubPeer Requests that Court Consider Misconduct Investigation
PubPeer Requests that Court Consider Misconduct Investigation
Bob Grant | Oct 20, 2016
ACLU lawyers representing the post-publication peer review site have filed a motion to admit the existence of a university investigation that found pathologist Fazlul Sarkar guilty of misconduct.
Misconduct Finding Could Impact PubPeer Litigation
Misconduct Finding Could Impact PubPeer Litigation
Bob Grant | Oct 19, 2016
Wayne State University’s conclusion that pathologist Fazlul Sarkar committed research misconduct could affect the ongoing legal proceedings related to anonymous critics of his work.
Investigation Finds Pathologist Guilty of Systemic Misconduct
Investigation Finds Pathologist Guilty of Systemic Misconduct
Bob Grant | Oct 19, 2016
A Wayne State University probe into allegations of research misconduct leveled against pathologist Fazlul Sarkar has found the scientist guilty of multiple instances of image manipulation, among other infractions.
ORI: Researcher Faked Dozens of Experiments
ORI: Researcher Faked Dozens of Experiments
Jef Akst | May 25, 2016
A former scientist at the University of Michigan and the University of Chicago made up more than 70 experiments on heart cells, according to the Office of Research Integrity.
Another Retraction for Diabetes Researcher
Another Retraction for Diabetes Researcher
Tanya Lewis | May 23, 2016
PLOS Biology pulls a 2011 study led by Mário Saad, while his institution investigates additional allegations of research misconduct related to papers published in other journals. 
Speaking of Science 2015
Speaking of Science 2015
Bob Grant | Dec 31, 2015
A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes
The Top 10 Retractions of 2015
The Top 10 Retractions of 2015
Retraction Watch | Dec 23, 2015
A look at this year’s most memorable retractions
ORI Names New Director
ORI Names New Director
Bob Grant | Dec 6, 2015
Neuroscientist Kathryn Partin will lead the US Office of Research Integrity.
Week in Review: November 30–December 4
Week in Review: November 30–December 4
Jef Akst | Dec 4, 2015
Historic meeting on human gene editing; signs of obesity found in sperm epigenome; top 10 innovations of 2015; dealing with retractions
Family Ties
Family Ties
Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2015
There’s more to inheritance than genes.