Nature issues mea culpa for failing to learn from past instance of science fraud

July 4, 2014 3:12 PM

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British science journal Nature said Thursday it had failed to learn from a past instance of research misconduct, a day after it retracted two stem cell papers that were widely condemned as substandard.

It said it accepted the papers on “stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency,” or STAP for short, on the reputation of their Japanese authors.

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