Weekend reads: Kim Kardashian loses an authorship; legal threats follow misconduct allegations; faked job offer leads to prosecution

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The week at Retraction Watch featured the retraction of a Nature paper over the objections of the first author — who hired a lawyer; a call for a new research misconduct body in the UK; and a look at why retractions take so long. Here’s what was happening elsewhere:

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One thought on “Weekend reads: Kim Kardashian loses an authorship; legal threats follow misconduct allegations; faked job offer leads to prosecution”

  1. Now that his co-authors have been removed, Tomas Pluskal just looks like he published an incomprehensible paper with a predatory publisher. Now Lupine can legitimately say they have published work from MIT to help them get their next customer. Who wins?

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