scientific misconduct

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scientific misconduct,

n the fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism of research data, or other violations of ethical standards of the scientific community.
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The project's science adviser, Dr Andre Menache, said: "Given what we know today about the differences between mice and men, to continue stubbornly to waste public money and animal lives is tantamount to scientific fraud.
In the late 1980s, the American scientific community faced a cottage industry of scientific investigators seeking to expose cases of scientific fraud, manifested by dubious data and questionable findings in papers published by scholarly journals.
A recent analysis of cases of scientific fraud reported that most frauds are detected by whistleblowers inside an organization and that "fraudsters are usually reluctant to make available the data they allegedly collected" (Strobe et al.
But terrorists, a crippling solar storm, and scientific fraud all serve to turn her rescue flight into a journey of intrigue and mystery.
In what can only be described as scientific fraud, Thompson is now poised to publish "a rework" of the data in a blatant attempt to exonerate the MMR vaccine.
Macchiarini, who denies any wrongdoing, faces numerous accusations of scientific fraud and misconduct resulting in the death of two patients.
Pressure to publish is also leading to scientific fraud.
The United States is one of the few countries that has governmental oversight for evaluating allegations of scientific fraud.
While all incidents of scientific fraud are abhorrent, none of the media coverage noted the tiny fraction of papers involved and the even smaller fraction of scientists.
Q: touting scientific fraud obviously strengthens science.
The terms include Scientific Misconduct (aka Misconduct, Scientific--sigh), Scientific Fraud, Research Misconduct, Ethics in Publishing, Fraudulent Data, Retraction of Publication, Duplicate Publication, Plagiarism, etc.
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