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2014-08-18 03:30:17

Much has been assumed about the private and public damage of scientific misconduct. Yet few have tried to measure the costs to perpetrators and to society.

2014-04-03 13:12:15

Individuals who wish to identify potential problems in the scientific literature can either choose to report their grievances privately (with the expectation that the issue will be appropriately handled) or they can post their accusations publicly.

Controversy Around Stem Cell Discovery May lead To Retraction
2014-03-14 12:52:09

Japanese scientists who in January announced they developed a new method to create stem cells using blood cells and acid are considering retracting their study. The study was considered ground-breaking research in the field, but now the scientists are not so sure of their findings.

2014-01-27 08:22:01

CALGARY, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - CMQ Resources Inc.

Fraud, Not Errors, Account For Large Percentage Of Retractions In Scientific Papers
2012-10-02 10:32:49

A new study finds that fraud in scientific research is growing at a troubling rate, with an average of 300 papers per year being retracted for some form of scientific misconduct.


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