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Using Science to Sniff out Science That’s Too Good to Be True

September 20, 2012

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http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2012/09/19/when-science-is-too-good-to-be-true/

“Fraud is one of the most serious concerns in science today. Every case of fraud undermines confidence amongst researchers and the public, threatens the careers of collaborators and students of the fraudster (who are usually entirely innocent), and can represent millions of dollars in wasted funds. And although it remains rare, there is concern that the problem may be getting worse.”

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