Retraction Watch excerpt, example-“Strange. Very strange:” Retracted nutrition study reappears in new journal........." question that has lingered from this experience is – what is the purpose of peer-review if a journal editor can selectively censor scientific studies at his/her discretion? This is a form of publication bias which prevents the entire story from being told, and certainly does not serve to advance science."
ORI sanctions former University of Kentucky nutrition researcher for faking dozens of images in 10 papers....................pdate, 3:30 p.m. Eastern, 11/20/12: The university sent us this statement from Jay Blanton, Executive Director, University of Kentucky Public Relations and Marketing:
Dr. Eric Smart is no longer employed by the University of Kentucky. The university conducted a rigorous and comprehensive examination of the research misconduct case under faculty oversight as required by university administrative regulations, which are consistent with federal regulations. Recommendations made to the administration were followed to the letter. The process was also reviewed by the offices of the Provost, Vice President for Research, and General Counsel.
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