Ivan Oransky

Jul. 11, 2014

Keeping an Eye on Wayward Studies

Ivan Oransky, co-founder of the Retraction Watch blog, discusses what happens when scientific studies go bad.

ivan oransky, retraction, retractionwatch, nature, journals, mistake

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Looking Back on a Year in Science

What are your picks for the top science stories of 2012?

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If Science Takes A Wrong Turn, Who Rights It?

Ira Flatow and guests discuss recent cases of scientific fraud that have led to study retractions.

misconduct, retaction, process of science

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