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The Year in Science Fraud

What can we learn from the scandals that plagued scientific research in 2014?

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The suicide of a stem cell researcher in Japan last summer prompted a great deal of soul searching in science. Yoshiki Sasai’s death came after a scandal involving two papers retracted for fraud — the most high-profile case of scientific misconduct in 2014. But it was far from the only one. Serious questions were also raised about stem cell research by Harvard’s Piero Anversa. We learned more about Cory Toth, a former diabetes researcher at the University of Calgary, whose lab ...
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