May 17, 2022

Scholarly Publishing: The Top 10 Retractions of 2014

The list was published by The Scientist and written by Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus the co-founders of Retraction Watch.

From the Introduction:

This year, stories about scientific retractions were dominated by big numbers—60 at once in one case, 120 in one fell swoop in another—as well as the eyebrow-raising practice of researchers submitting fake peer reviews, often ones they themselves had written.

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