Scientific misconduct
Scientific misconduct is the violation of the standard codes of scholarly conduct and ethical behavior in professional scientific research. A Lancet review on Handling of Scientific Misconduct in Sca...
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Nepotism
Nepotism is favoritism granted in politics or business to relatives. The term originated with the assignment of nephews to cardinal positions by Catholic popes and bishops. Nepotism is found in variou...
How The Owners Of Fidelity Get Richer At Everyday Investors' Expense
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N ray
N rays (or N-rays) were a hypothesized form of radiation, described by French physicist Prosper-René Blondlot in 1903, and initially confirmed by others, but subsequently found to be illusory.
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Retraction
A retraction is a public statement made about an earlier statement that withdraws, cancels, refutes, diametrically reverses the original statement or ceases and desists from publishing the original st...
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Huemul Project
The Huemul Project (Spanish: Proyecto Huemul) was a secret project proposed by Austrian scientist Ronald Richter to the government of Argentina during the first presidency of Juan Domingo Perón.In...
The Words (film)
The Words is a 2012 mystery romantic drama film, written and directed by Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal in their directorial debut. It stars Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde, Jeremy Irons, ...
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Abderhalden reaction
The Abderhalden reaction is a now defunct blood test for pregnancy developed by Emil Abderhalden.In 1909 Abderhalden found that on identification of a foreign protein in the blood, the body reacts wit...
Hwang Woo-suk
Hwang Woo-suk (Korean: 황우석, born January 29, 1953) is a South Korean veterinarian and researcher. He was a professor of theriogenology and biotechnology at Seoul National University (dismissed on ...
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Richard Meinertzhagen
Colonel Richard Meinertzhagen, CBE, DSO (3 March 1878 – 17 June 1967) was a British soldier, intelligence officer and ornithologist. He had a decorated military career spanning Africa where he was cre...
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Declaration against interest
Declarations against interest are an exception to the rule on hearsay in which a person's statement may be used, where generally the content of the statement is so prejudicial to the person making it ...
Cyril Burt
Sir Cyril Lodowic Burt (3 March 1883 – 10 October 1971) was an English educational psychologist who made contributions to educational psychology and statistics.Burt is known for his studies on the her...
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The Great Betrayal: Fraud In Science
The Great Betrayal: Fraud In Science is a 2004 book by Horace Freeland Judson. The book explains that science as a discipline is not immune to fraud, and the book surveys many cases where scientific ...
Marc Hauser
Marc D. Hauser (born October 25, 1959) is an American evolutionary biologist and a researcher in primate behavior, animal cognition and human behavior. Hauser was a Harvard University professor from ...
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Bogdanov Affair
The Bogdanov affair is an academic dispute regarding the legitimacy of a series of theoretical physics papers written by French twins Igor and Grichka Bogdanov (alternately spelt Bogdanoff). These pap...
Source criticism
Source criticism (or information evaluation) is the process of evaluating an information source, i.e. a document, a person, a speech, a fingerprint, a photo, an observation or anything used in order t...
Bruno Bettelheim
Bruno Bettelheim (August 28, 1903 – March 13, 1990) was an Austrian-born American child psychologist and writer. He gained an international reputation for his work on Freud, psychoanalysis, and emotio...
John Browne (anatomist)
John Browne (1642–1702) was an English anatomist, surgeon and author. He published the first description of cirrhosis of the liver in 1685 and the first description of necrotising pancreatitis in 1684...
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Yoshitaka Fujii
Yoshitaka Fujii (藤井 善隆, Fujii Yoshitaka) is a Japanese researcher in anesthesiology, who in 2012 was found to have fabricated data in at least 172 scientific papers, setting what is believed t...
Anil Potti
Anil Potti (born 10 May 1972, Hyderabad, India) is a physician and former Duke University medical researcher, focusing on oncogenomics. He, along with Joseph Nevins, are at the center of a research fa...
Lysenkoism
Lysenkoism (Russian: Лысе́нковщина), or Lysenko-Michurinism was the centralized political control exercised over genetics and agriculture by Trofim Lysenko and his followers. Lysenko was the director ...
Tasaday people
The Tasaday (tɑˈsɑdɑj) are an indigenous people of the Philippine island of Mindanao. They are considered to belong to the Lumad group, along with the other indigenous groups on the island. They attra...
Hwang (Korean name)
Hwang(황,皇,黃) is an aristocratic Korean family name that is descended from the 5,000 year old ancient Han Chinese imperial surname of Huang, 皇,黃 from the ancient Chinese Royal family of the House of Hu...
Little Albert experiment
The film of the experimentThe Little Albert experiment was a case study showing empirical evidence of classical conditioning in humans. This study was also an example of stimulus generalization. ...
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