Retraction due to scientific fraud at all-time high

By The Christian Science Monitor
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 9:19 EDT
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Fraud in scientific research: It happens, and cases are on the rise (via The Christian Science Monitor)

More published research papers – the currency of a career in science – have been retracted during the past 35 years because of fraud and plagiarism than for any other combination of reasons, according to a new study. Particularly troubling, the researchers say, has been a 10-fold increase in the…

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