Weekend reads: Criminal charges for plagiarism; NFL scientific interference; the authorship explosion

booksThe week at Retraction Watch featured a move by the Journal of Biological Chemistry that we’re applauding, a retraction by a high-profile nutrition researcher, and an announcement about a new partnership to create a retraction database. Here’s what was happening elsewhere:

Retractions Outside Of The Scientific Literature

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  1. You know, that story with 200 South Korean science and engineering profs about to be fired from their jobs due to faking books sounds kind of major. Like, much more major than a STAP cell stem scandal kind of major, at least on the surface.

    I’m just surprised I didn’t hear more about it than this small article linked by Retraction Watch. Is anyone that I might know affected? Universities that I hear about (like KAIST)? I really hope to hear more about it in the future ‘Weekend reads’ sections.

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