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Articles related to fraud

Feature: The Data Detective
Michael Aitken made his name developing software to detect stockmarket fraud, and now believes he can save the health sector $20 billion by detecting fraud and waste.
Browse: Scientists Unknowingly Tweak Experiments
The Fit: Trust Me, I Have a White Hat
Can you trust obesity research funded by the interests of Big Food?
Quandary: Cracks in the Edifice of Science
A tenfold increase in the number of retractions over the past 10 years raises questions about the infallibility of peer review of scientific research.
Quandary: A Retrospective of the Stem Cell Debate
Ten years ago embryonic stem cells were set to transform medicine. Ethics took a back seat to science, but the cures never came.
Up Close: False findings: The rise in retraction of scientific results
Medical journalist and educator Prof Ivan Oransky talks about research misconduct that, once uncovered after publication, leads to retractions of scientific papers, damaged careers, and an undermining of the scientific process. Prof Oransky suggests why retractions are on the increase, and how technology is being enlisted in the fight against fraud.
Up Close: Publish and perish: Science and medical researchers under pressure
Psychiatrist Joeri Tijdink discusses his research into how increasing pressures on science and medical researchers to win funding, achieve positive research results, and publish in highly esteemed journals may be linked to professional burnout and even research misconduct.