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2006-01-11 06:40:00

By Jon Herskovitz and Lee Jin-joo SEOUL -- The president of one of South Korea's most prestigious universities apologized on Wednesday for scientific fraud at his school, saying two fabricated papers on stem cell research had embarrassed the country and science. On Tuesday, an investigation panel at Seoul National University said a team led by once-heralded and now disgraced scientist Hwang Woo-suk faked two landmark papers on embryonic stem cells, but did produce Snuppy, the world's first...

2006-01-10 21:20:00

By Jon Herskovitz and Lee Jin-joo SEOUL (Reuters) - The president of one of South Korea's most prestigious universities apologized on Wednesday for scientific fraud at his school, saying two fabricated papers on stem cell research had embarrassed the country and science. On Tuesday, a investigation panel at Seoul National University said a team led by once-heralded and now disgraced scientist Hwang Woo-suk faked two landmark papers on embryonic stem cells, but did produce the world's first...

2006-01-11 00:40:00

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON -- Meticulous tests like those done to confirm that disgraced Korean scientists legitimately cloned a dog while faking human data may have to be used to validate scientific claims in the future, U.S. scientists said on Tuesday. A panel at Seoul National University concluded that two reports claiming that human embryos had been cloned to provide stem cells had been completely fabricated, but also found that the same team's claims to...

2006-01-10 05:38:31

By Jon Herskovitz and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - A team led by a once heralded and now disgraced South Korean scientist faked two landmark papers on embryonic stem cells but did produce the world's first cloned dog, an investigation panel said on Tuesday. The panel at Seoul National University told reporters data was deliberately fabricated in papers produced by the team led by scientist Hwang Woo-suk. It described the case as scandalous. Medical researchers say the episode -- which...

2006-01-10 04:15:19

By Jon Herskovitz and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - A team led by a once heralded and now disgraced South Korean scientist faked two landmark papers on embryonic stem cells but did produce the world's first cloned dog, an investigation panel said on Tuesday. The panel at Seoul National University told reporters data was deliberately fabricated in papers produced by the team led by scientist Hwang Woo-suk. It described the case as scandalous. Medical researchers say the episode -- which...

2006-01-10 01:20:00

By Jon Herskovitz and Jack Kim SEOUL -- A team led by a once-heralded and now disgraced South Korean scientist faked two landmark papers on embryonic stem cells but did produce the world's first cloned dog, an investigation panel said on Tuesday. The panel at Seoul National University told reporters data was deliberately fabricated in papers produced by the team led by scientist Hwang Woo-suk. It described the case as scandalous. Medical researchers say the episode -- which has shocked and...

2006-01-09 23:20:00

By Jon Herskovitz and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - A team led by a once-heralded and now disgraced South Korean scientist faked two landmark papers on embryonic stem cells but did produce the world's first cloned dog, an investigation panel said on Tuesday. The panel at Seoul National University told reporters data was deliberately fabricated in papers produced by the team led by scientist Hwang Woo-suk. It described the case as scandalous. Medical researchers say the episode -- which has...

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2006-01-10 00:35:00

By Jon Herskovitz and Jack Kim SEOUL -- A team led by a once heralded and now disgraced South Korean scientist faked two landmark papers on embryonic stem cells, but did produce the world's first cloned dog, an investigation panel said on Tuesday. The panel at Seoul National University told reporters data was deliberately fabricated in the papers produced by the team led by scientist Hwang Woo-suk. Medical researchers say the episode -- which has shocked and shamed many South Koreans who had...

2006-01-09 21:15:00

SEOUL (Reuters) - A team led by a once heralded and now disgraced South Korean scientist faked two landmark papers on embryonic stem cells but did produce the world's first cloned dog, an investigation panel said on Tuesday. The panel at Seoul National University told reporters there was no data to support the papers produced by the team led by scientist Hwang Woo-suk. The two papers were a 2004 report on producing the first cloned human embryos for research and the second was a 2005 paper on...

2006-01-09 05:25:00

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL -- There was a time when South Korea could not lavish enough awards, accolades and first class tickets on its national hero scientist, but now sponsors are wondering what to do with items they gave to now disgraced Hwang Woo-suk. A Seoul National University panel on Tuesday is expected to release its final report on the veracity of three major claims by Hwang's team -- developing tailored embryonic stem cells, producing the world's first cloned dog and producing the...