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'Hwanggate' - the story that refuses to die

Tuesday, April 04, 2006 - Stem Cell Guru

Just when you thought you'd heard the last of the scandals involving discredited South Korean researchers, today's The Korea Times includes a story about 'Stem Cells', the international journal of stem cell differentiation and proliferation, retracting a paper authored by South Korean scientists involved in the 'Hwanggate' scandal.

Two key photos in the scientific paper, which were described as being different, were in fact identical, leading to this quote from Curt I. Civin, Editor-in-Chief at Stem Cells:

"They (the pictures documented at Stem Cells) are, at best, a graphic indication of unacceptable scientific record keeping and reporting or, at worst, fraudulent."

Read the full article Stem Cell Journal Pulls Paper by Hwang’s Aides


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