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Which came first? Plagiarism flap forces retraction of chicken nugget paper

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food chem coverIt never pays to take a closer look at the inside of a chicken nugget.

The journal Food Chemistry has retracted a 2010 article by Iranian researchers who claimed to have used spectroscopy to examine the inner workings of breaded-fried chicken nuggets. Trouble was, someone else had already done the work.

Issues with the paper first surfaced in March, in the form of a correction that should have given the editors serious indigestion: Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by amarcus41

December 3, 2012 at 10:43 am

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