Category: Scientific Method

Fraud: My story in tomorrow’s New York Times

By Carl Zimmer | October 1, 2012 3:35 pm

A new look at retracted papers since 1975 paints a picture that’s none too pretty. Retraction rates are zooming up, and most of those retractions, a new study finds, are due to misconduct such as fraud and plagiarism. I write about the study in tomorrow’s New York Times. Check it out.

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