Weekend reads: Hundreds of researchers in China sanctioned; phony finance research; results of the cancer research reproducibility project

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The week at Retraction Watch featured:

Our list of retracted or withdrawn COVID-19 papers is up to 200. There are now more than 31,000 retractions in our database — which now powers retraction alerts in EndNotePapers, and Zotero. And have you seen our leaderboard of authors with the most retractions lately?

Here’s what was happening elsewhere (some of these items may be paywalled, metered access, or require free registration to read):

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