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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


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


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


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

Ethics and misconduct - Review of a play organized by the Young Academy (KNAW)

This is a guest blog post by Joost Kosten. Joost is PhD student at CWTS and member of the EPIC working group. His research focuses on the use of research indicators from the perspective of public policy. 1,048 more words

Science Policy