How the Biggest Fabricator in Science Got Caught: Yoshitaka Fujii falsified 183 papers before statistics exposed him

How the Biggest Fabricator in Science Got Caught Yoshitaka Fujii falsified papers before statistics exposed him From the article Over the next two years it became clear that Yoshitaka Fuji had fabricated much of his research most of it in fact Today he stands alone as the record holder for most retractions by

  • Title: How the Biggest Fabricator in Science Got Caught: Yoshitaka Fujii falsified 183 papers before statistics exposed him
  • Author: Adam Marcus
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 314
  • Format: ebook
  • From the article Over the next two years, it became clear that Yoshitaka Fuji had fabricated much of his research most of it, in fact Today he stands alone as the record holder for most retractions by a single author, at a breathtaking 183, representing roughly 7 percent of all retracted papers between 1980 and 2011 His story represents a dramatic fall from grace, butFrom the article Over the next two years, it became clear that Yoshitaka Fuji had fabricated much of his research most of it, in fact Today he stands alone as the record holder for most retractions by a single author, at a breathtaking 183, representing roughly 7 percent of all retracted papers between 1980 and 2011 His story represents a dramatic fall from grace, but also the arrival of a new dimension to scholarly publishing Statistical tools that can sniff out fraud, and the cops that are willing to use them.

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    1. An excellent -and shocking- article which provides recounts how the Japanese researcher on medical drugs for pain relief, Yoshitaki Fujii was found to have based most of his copious published work on false data. According to , Fujii apparently first falsified data in 1993 and continued to do so until 2012. As Marcus and Oransky write, a statistics-based study conducted by John Carlisle: concluded in a paper he published in Anaesthesia in 2012 that the odds of some of Fujii’s findings being exp [...]

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