Category: retracted

Retracted COVID-19 Papers Cited 7 Times per Paper

An Australian investigation into COVID-19 research found that among the more than 270,000 papers that have been published since the start of the pandemic, 212 retracted papers were cited 2,697 times, with a median of seven times per paper. Publishing processes were often compromised with COVID-19, according to the co-author of the investigation and director…

Researcher Admits to Fabricating Data in Paper, NIH Grant Applications

A primate researcher in Texas has acknowledged fabricating data in a paper and two grant applications, but will not lose his job. Deepak Kaushal, director of the Southwest National Primate Research Center at Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed), falsified the numbers of treated and untreated primates in a study published in 2020, the U.S….