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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Such systemic fault lines should not be ignored; they give rise to competitive pressures and a sense of injustice that my colleagues and I have found to be strongly linked to scientific misconduct.
Scientists subject to harassment including frivolous charges of scientific misconduct or open record requests and other legal processes that are unreasonable in scope or demand--should have the right to seek damages by filing an action in Federal court.
Scientific misconduct is emerging globally and the Government of India is in fact considering a national body to investigate misconduct in science after a series of high-profile frauds (6).
Editorial includes coverage of such topics as: electronic commerce, electronic filing, e-privacy law, First Amendment rights in the digital age, information security, open source software, privacy and computer crime, technical standardization and infrastructure, telecommunications and mass media, behavioral sciences, biotechnology law, genetic and medical research, healthcare privacy and security IT, nanotechnology law, public health, environmental law, bio-terrorism, scientific misconduct and scientific evidence.
University of Pittsburgh researcher Gerald Schatten, PhD, who co-authored the paper with Hwang, was cleared of scientific misconduct by a university panel.
Congressional inquiry into scientific misconduct in the late 1980s prompted new regulation and professional statements on integrity.
However, because Goozner elected to choose the easy way by conducting an Internet-based research, without actually talking to me, he wrongly associated my name with scientific misconduct.
Less common in our profession is the charge of scientific misconduct.
The commission completed its work in 1995 and proposed a new definition of scientific misconduct (Ryan, 1996).
The range of problems Lukaszewski advises clients about is broad, from significant bankruptcies of major institutions, to product recalls, to medical malpractice and scientific misconduct, and civil and criminal litigation.
In the past, such discoveries have led to charges of scientific misconduct and even fraud, but so far there has been no evidence that the research is invalid and the journal stands by the paper.
Among the topics she helped bring to audiences were the treatment of vulnerable populations in research, HIV/AIDS studies, scientific misconduct, conflicts of interest, privacy and confidentiality, and the competencies of institutional review boards and institutional animal care and use committees.