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Reasons for Retraction

Retractions are central to academic publishing, but they have been too journal-centric and stereotyped. Therefore, researchers hesitate to disclose even honest errors in…
Can self-retraction motivate researchers to correct the scientific record?
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How serious is an erratum, expression of concern, or a retraction? They should all be avoided as they do not reflect well on your research if it needs to be corrected or…
While the phenomenon of retraction has received a lot of attention from the scientific community, what has not received enough eyeballs are retraction notices. Most…
Retraction notices: Stepping stones to science's self-correcting nature
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The number of published papers being retracted is increasing dramatically and is higher than ever before. Although retracted papers still represent a miniscule…