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Software Scans Journal Papers, Finds 1 In 4 Have Suspicious Images
The software lets investigators catch scientific fraud that would be otherwise difficult for journal editors to spot.
The 2013 Ig Nobel Prizes: Drunk People Feel Sexy, And More Of The Year’s Silliest Science
The Ig Nobel Prizes are in! Here are the winners of the strangest science awards of the year.
Retractions Won’t Help If Nobody Reads Them
A scientist explains the frustrating road to publishing contradictory findings, and why he ended up pulling his own article instead.
Crazy Software Turns Paper Into A Touchscreen
Amazing! But why does this exist?
Paper Waste Makes World’s Grossest-Looking Bricks
Another "green" brick, this time made like sausage
Most Retracted Scientific Papers Are Pulled Due To Fraud
A recent study finds that only 21 percent of all retracted papers were due to legitimate error rather than scientific misconduct.
Japanese Anesthesiologist Completely Faked 172 Papers
Scientific papers are faked sometimes. That’s obviously dangerous, especially when the researcher works for the pharmaceutical industry or has a...
Nanoparticle Coating Makes Paper Magnetic, Waterproof, and Antibacterial
A nanoparticle spray can turn regular paper into superpaper, rendering it waterproof, antimicrobial, magnetic and probably very expensive. Who said...
Today in Scientific Papercraft: Anatomical Cross-Sections
Artist Lisa Nilsson’s “Tissue Series” is a collection of some pretty incredible paper work–she used a technique called quilling or...