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Fraud in the Lab

The High Stakes of Scientific Research

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674979451

Publication Date: 08/13/2019

Academic Trade

224 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

10 illus.


  • Preface
  • 1. Big Fraud, Little Lies
  • 2. Serial Cheaters
  • 3. Storytelling and Beautification
  • 4. Researching for Results
  • 5. Corporate Cooking
  • 6. Skewed Competition
  • 7. Stealing Authorship
  • 8. The Funding Effect
  • 9. There Is No Profile
  • 10. Toxic Literature
  • 11. Clinical Trials
  • 12. The Jungle of Journal Publishing
  • 13. Beyond Denial
  • 14. Scientific Crime
  • 15. Slow Science
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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