Falsifying data is main problem in US research fraud reviewBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7192.1164b (Published 01 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1164
- Mark Pownall
Half of the US biomedical researchers accused of scientific fraud and subjected to formal investigations in recent years have been found guilty of misconduct, a new review has found.
In the biggest review of scientific fraud ever published, the US Office of Research Integrity, has released data on nearly a thousand allegations investigated over the five years from 1993 to 1997. The review covered inquiries into allegations of misconduct …