The constant attention to retractions brought forward by RetractionWatch.com along with a steady flow of news regarding research fraud has brought the topic of retractions to the mainstream amongst scientists. Seemingly, more researchers are reading published articles with higher scrutiny not only as learners, but as reviewers.
Dr. John Krueger, ORI scientist-investigator, writes about the consequences of retractions in an article entitled "What Do Retractions Tell Us?" The article provides thoughtful insight about the extent of the problem, what is causing the rise of retractions, and how can the research community address the rise of retractions.
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