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Spotted: Celebrating scrutiny; impact detractor

by  /  19 June 2015

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June 15th

Celebrating scrutiny

Once a footnote in the vast library of scientific literature, retractions are becoming front-page news. An article in Monday’s New York Times credits much of this trend to Retraction Watch, a blog that exposes fraud, flubs and other falsehoods from the ‘publish or perish’ world of research.

“We see ourselves as part of an ecosystem that is advocating for increased transparency,” Retraction Watch editor Ivan Oransky told the Times. (Oransky is on SFARI.org’s advisory board.) “And that ecosystem is growing.”

Thank goodness, because retractions are on the rise and American scientists blow $28 billion a year on research that can’t be replicated.


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