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Image integrity concerns in papers from a Pfizer lab

Image manipulations are unfortunately a rather widespread practice in biomedical literature, where a large part of research data in figures consists of microscopy or gel images. 1,888 more words


How Ethical is Geoscience?

If you are a regular visitor to RetractionWatch, you see on a daily basis papers that are shown to be falsified or duplicates of earlier work or plagiarized from others’ work.   1,062 more words


Filing False Police Report Among Charges Against 2 Former Detroit Cops

DETROIT (WWJ) – Two former Detroit Police officers will be arraigned on charges of misconduct.

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy says officers Steven Fultz and John McKee had claimed that they stopped a driver on in January of 2015 because they saw him throw a bag of heroin out of his car window. 57 more words


Complaint Against Mike Hall, West Midlands Police 'Cannabis Disposal Team Manager'.

It’s becoming more common for police forces to launch publicity campaigns about their cannabis law enforcement activities.  They may be seeking to justify their expenditure or, perhaps, appease the sort of members of the public who have their Crimestoppers ‘scratch ‘n’ sniff card to hand and turn in their neighbours for growing a few plants.   1,234 more words


Automaker Mitsubishi admits manipulating fuel-efficiency tests


© AFP | Mitsubishi’s Tokyo-listed shares plummeted after reports came out of the Japanese automaker’s misconduct

TOKYO (AFP) – Japanese automaker Mitsubishi on Wednesday admitted it manipulated pollution data in more than 600,000 vehicles, after reports of misconduct sent its Tokyo-listed shares plummeting earlier in the day. 40 more words

BREAKING: Notre Dame Football Player Accused of Cheating on Girlfriend, Immediately Benched, Subject to Investigation

Despite even performances by DeShone Kizer and Malik Zaire during Saturday’s heavily covered Blue-Gold scrimmage, the Notre Dame quarterback decision may have gotten much easier. According to sources close to the football team, evidence that Zaire may have cheated on his girlfriend, a severe offense in ND varsity athletics, has been brought to the school’s administration. 325 more words

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A personal tale of scientific misconduct

The Portuguese cancer researcher Sonia Melo was found guilty of “negligence in handling and presenting data” in her publications by the European life science society EMBO; she and her doctoral advisor Manel Esteller also had to retract a paper ( 2,270 more words