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Scientific Misconduct

The Oyster War: Part 2 -- Fiction As Fact

Corey S. Goodman | Posted 08.26.2015 | Science
Corey S. Goodman

Several weeks ago, I posted a short review of the new book "The Oyster War" by Summer Brennan focusing on several important factual errors in her account. Since the book was published, book reviews and interviews with the author show the repetition of false narratives that are not driven by facts.

The Oyster War: A Parallel Universe

Corey S. Goodman | Posted 08.12.2015 | Books
Corey S. Goodman

The book "The Oyster War" by Summer Brennan is subtitled "The True Story..." If only it were.

Scientific Fraud Study Reveals Huge Gender Gap

Posted 01.22.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 01/22/2013 07:01 AM EST on LiveScience Men are more likely than women to commit scient...

Science Fraud and Misconduct: The Threat to Science

Paul Raeburn | Posted 11.17.2012 | Science
Paul Raeburn

A 3,000-word story by Alok Jha in The Guardian is a stark examination of how seriously fraud and misconduct are threatening the scientific enterprise.

Bad Science Leads to Bad Policy, No Matter Your Political Beliefs

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 12.28.2011 | San Francisco
Peter H. Gleick

Good science can play a key role in evaluating the impacts of an oyster farm inside the Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County, California. But we're not getting good science.

Scientific Misconduct Easily Avoided: Survey

boston.com | Posted by Elizabeth Cooney | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Scientific misconduct isn't always as breathtaking as falsely claiming to have cloned human embryos, as a South Korean researcher did several years ag...