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The Ego Has Landed! What Can Be Done About Research Misconduct, Scandals, and Spins?

Science appears healthy on paper, but at what cost? Although the volume of published research doubles every 9 years,1 retraction rates are increasing faster.2 Recent studies find that up to 40% of researchers admit engaging in questionable research practices—involving shortening studies to give more favorable results, and “spinning” negative results into positive findings.3 Pressures are partly to blame: […]

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