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Retraction Watch

Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process.

  • By Alison Abritis, Ellie Kincaid
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly five posts per week
  • First post on

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Aug 2023 22
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Oct 2023 27
Nov 2023 25
Dec 2023 28
Jan 2024 28
Feb 2024 24
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Apr 2024 18
May 2024 15

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Most recent posts

A retraction milestone: 200 for one author
Ludwigshafen Hospital, via Wikimedia Numbers are everywhere in retraction land lately: A record 10,000-plus retractions in 2023. 19 journals shut down at Wiley. Now here’s another. Readers who have checked the Retraction Watch leaderboard lately …
On , by Adam Marcus, 358 words
Journal taking ‘corrective actions’ after learning author used ChatGPT to update references
An interdisciplinary journal says it will take “corrective actions” on a paper following a thorough investigation on a paper for which one author used ChatGPT to update the references. Krithika Srinivasan, an editor of Environment …
On , by Dalmeet Singh Chawla, 584 words
Weekend reads: Rector in Spain faces more scrutiny; Wiley to shut down 19 more journals; chemistry journal folds after outcry
Would you consider a donation to support Weekend Reads, and our daily work? The week at Retraction Watch featured: Publisher slaps 60 papers in chemistry journal with expressions of concern Professor, former dean earns nearly …
On , by Ivan Oransky, 756 words