Meet Retraction Watch, the Blog That Points Out the Human Stains on the Scientific Record

Christian Hansen, New York Times, Redux

Ivan Oransky, a founder of Retraction Watch: "We started this thing really just to tell stories, uncover some things, and shine a light where not a lot of people wanted light shone."
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Most people would not have been interested in the sins of Ariel Fernández.

In 2013 someone suggested that Mr. Fernández, an Argentine scientist, had contributed bad data to a genomics paper. Two of the institutions affiliated with Mr. Fernández...

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