Scientific misconduct -- Why we must be careful

Kekre, Nitin S.
July 2012
Indian Journal of Urology;Jul-Sep2012, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p247
Academic Journal
The author discusses the issue of misconduct by scientific professionals and the need to educate authors in a move to reduce genuine errors. He comments on the falsification of data, which can be quite difficult to detect and includes a spectrum ranging from fabrication of a small amount of data to the falsification of entire experiments. He highlights the responsibility that lies with the editorial team of a journal to ensure that manuscripts published follow established ethical guidelines.


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