University of Tokyo Researcher Preparing to Retract 43 Scientific Papers
Japanese media sources today are reporting that an investigative committee at the University of Tokyo have come to a grim conclusion: 43 scientific papers published by staff at the University will have to be retracted due to falsifications and fabrications of data by researcher Shigeaki Kato.Read on...
Scientific Papers That Get Rejected First Time End Up Being Cited Most OftenEverybody needs a good
editereditor. The latest proof? Getting rejected by the first journal they're submitted to makes scientific papers stronger and more frequently cited, leading them to have more impact in their field, according to a recent study published in the journal Science. Since we don't know if it was rejected before publishing, though, we don't really know how trustworthy the study is.Read on...