Comment: 75% retracted Scientific Studies due to Fraud

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75% retracted Scientific Studies due to Fraud

This is something that continues to happen more frequently in scientific circles as this study shows that as much as 75% of retracted studies are because of falsification, fabrication, unethical conduct, and plagiarism

US Scientists Significantly More Likely to Publish Fake Research, Study Finds:

From the British Medical Journal:
A new study of the advertising material and marketing brochures sent out by drug companies to GPs in Germany has shown that about 94% of the information in them has no basis in scientific evidence.

GlaxoSmithKline agrees to $3 billion settlement with Justice Department in largest sum of its kind over health care fraud.

Scientist Fabricates Cancer Data

This is just a beginning...

"With enough of us, around the world, we’ll not just send a strong message opposing the privatization of knowledge — we’ll make it a thing of the past." ~ Aaron Swartz