Weekend reads: ‘Strife at eLife’; fraudulent science at Monsanto; cats and chatbots writing papers

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The week at Retraction Watch featured:

Our list of retracted or withdrawn COVID-19 papers is up to more than 300. There are more than 39,000 retractions in our database — which powers retraction alerts in EndNoteLibKeyPapers, and Zotero. And have you seen our leaderboard of authors with the most retractions lately — or our list of top 10 most highly cited retracted papers?

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2 thoughts on “Weekend reads: ‘Strife at eLife’; fraudulent science at Monsanto; cats and chatbots writing papers”

  1. Regarding the complaint filed against the University of North Dakota: correct me if I am wrong, but doesn’t the Office of Research Integrity have a six-year time limit for misconduct investigations? The referenced paper was published in 2006.

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