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Why the controversial—and retracted—paper linking vaccines and autism is one of the most cited papers of all time

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Six librarians from institutions in Wisconsin had a question: “What are the characteristics of citations of the retracted 1998 article ...
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Paper popular with creationists retracted 30 years after publication

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A paper by a Russian researcher who has been dogged by allegations of fraud has been retracted, 30 years to ...
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Paper by controversial Australian journalist retracted over ‘image manipulation’

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The Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC) has retracted a 2003 paper that resulted from the PhD thesis of Maryanne Demasi, an ...
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Too much good news? Media coverage of biomedicine overly optimistic, study says

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It often feels as though today’s health headlines are some scientific version of Mad Libs. And now there’s a study ...
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Thousands of studies over 3 decades may have used contaminated or misidentified cell lines

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The problem is this: ...

Premature press releases responsible for spreading misinformation, hype about glioblastoma treatment

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Just before Thanksgiving, the ...

Failure to disclose conflicts of interest at heart of CRISPR dispute

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A scientific kerfuffle emerged ...
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A mess: PLOS mistakenly publishes rejected ADHD-herbicide paper, retracts it

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. PLOS One has retracted ...
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Following criticism, PLOS removes blog defending scrutiny of science

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. Community blog PLOS Biologue has pulled ...
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No peer review of republished Seralini GM corn toxicity rat study

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The editor of Environmental Sciences Europe, Henner Hollert, has responded to Nature, which reports: Environmental Sciences Europe (ESEU) decided to re-publish the paper to give ...
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Retracted Seralini study on GM corn toxicity republished with another unusual embargo

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A highly controversial — and retracted — 2012 study by Gilles Seralini and colleagues of the effects of genetically modified maize and the ...
Retraction Watch: Back story on Séralini's censorship demands on GMO study and critique of retraction

Retraction Watch: Back story on Séralini’s censorship demands on GMO study and critique of retraction

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The debate over the retraction of a highly controversial paper on the effects of GMOs on rats continues as new ...
Retraction! Prestigious journal pulls botched Séralini GMO rat study

Retraction! Prestigious journal pulls botched Séralini GMO rat study

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In a stunning development, Food and Chemical Toxicology, which last year published the now notorious GMO rat study by French ...