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A PNAS expression of concern appears -- and so does its revealing backstory

When retraction notices and expressions of concern appear, particularly those that are opaque, we try our best to find out what’s behind them, whether it’s better explanations or the steps that led to moves. 918 more words

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Scientist in Ireland notches two mysterious retractions and a correction

Sinead Miggin, a biologist at the National University of Ireland Maynooth, has withdrawn two papers from the Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC) and has corrected another paper, in the… 749 more words

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Sharpening for Print

I have been advised to look at sharpening a few times during my studies with the OCA; I was under the impression that I understood the intricacies of this tool, but apparently not, as my tutor has asked me to once again look at this, especially surrounding my printed materials. 1,882 more words

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taking photos of screens

The other night I was playing with the #MFA department’s brand new Canon 6D. It is a pretty sweet camera. I shot inside, outside, and some video. 111 more words

Fudged figures sink breast cancer paper

A prestigious cancer journal has pulled an article over “concerns” regarding some of the figures, which PubPeer commenters had tagged as suspect.

A few weeks after the paper was published on June 9, … 170 more words

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Diabetes researcher Cory Toth now up to nine retractions

Cory Toth is up to nine retractions.

The University of Calgary researcher who told us earlier this year that he “will not be publishing in the world of science in the future” has retracted two papers from… 218 more words

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Danish committee rejects much of Klarlund Pedersen's appeal of misconduct findings

The Danish Committees on Scientific Dishonesty (DCSD, Danish acronym UVVU) has partially reversed a December 2013 finding of misconduct against a scientist in Denmark, but has upheld most of its ruling. 364 more words

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