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“False data” forces retraction of Carbon paper co-authored by postdoc who led to PI’s suspension

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carboncoverThere’s a new retraction in the journal Carbon.

The case didn’t involve a Carbon copy — say, plagiarism or duplication — but rather an instance of fraud in a Japanese university, part of a larger case we covered last August.

Here’s the retraction notice for the paper, “The role of Fe species in the pyrolysis of Fe phthalocyanine and phenolic resin for preparation of carbon-based cathode catalysts,” which appeared in August 2010: Read the rest of this entry »

Written by amarcus41

February 6th, 2013 at 9:30 am