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CWTS part of H2020 COST Action to stimulate integrity and responsible research

Good news came our way recently! Thed van Leeuwen, Paul Wouters and myself will be part of an EC-funded H2020 COST Action on Promoting Integrity as an Integral Dimension of Excellence in Research… 411 more words

Science Policy

FDA buries scientific misconduct to protect Big Pharma

(NaturalNews) When there are problems in medical research, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, deferring to its partners in Big Pharma, won’t always tell you about it. 674 more words

Government

Questionable Research Practices: Definition, Detect, and Recommendations for Better Practices

The term “questionable research practices” (QRPs) was popularized in an article by John, Loewenstein, and Prelec (2012).

The authors distinguish between fraud and QRPs. 1,806 more words

Science

Further reflections on the linearity in Dr. Förster’s Data

A previous blog examined how and why Dr. Förster’s data showed incredibly improbable linearity.

The main hypothesis was that two experimental manipulations have opposite effects on a dependent variable. 1,359 more words

Science

Embattled Stem Cell Researchers Sue Harvard And Brigham And Women's Hospital

Two embattled and highly controversial stem cell researchers are suing the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School for an ongoing investigation into their research. 107 more words

Policy & Ethics