Oh the horror! Japanese researchers must review their papers!

Talk about a Wild-n-Crazy New Idea: Japanese research papers now need to be reviewed! Wow!

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NHK WORLD English | May 4, 2014

Japan’s RIKEN institute has instructed all its researchers to review their papers following the revelation of controversial papers on stem cell research by one of its researchers.
RIKEN President Ryoji Noyori issued the order on April 25th. He asked researchers to check voluntarily whether plagiarism is involved in their papers
a panel investigating the controversial papers written by Haruko Obokata resigned over allegations that one of his articles contained manipulated images. Obokata led high-profile studies on a new type of stem cell, the so-called STAP...more...

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