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Researcher at the center of an epic fraud remains an enigma to those who exposed him

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Dr Carrot, Aug 18, 2018.

  1. Dr Carrot

    Dr Carrot Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Really interesting piece from Science magazine. Very much worth your time to read.

    Basically, a researcher made up whole trials, his co-authors put their names on his papers without checking anything, peer review failed to spot numerous problems with the studies, journals failed to react to red flags raised after publication.


    http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018...ic-fraud-remains-enigma-those-who-exposed-him
     
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    Hutan Moderator Staff Member

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  3. James

    James Established Member (Voting Rights)

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    Not only journals that are failing as gatekeepers when many universities will defend researchers for the funding that accompanies them
     
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