Swedish university clears doctor who made wind pipes with stem cells of scientific misconduct

August 28, 2015 10:03 AM

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LONDON (AP) — Sweden's Karolinska Institute says a leading stem cell scientist accused of unethical behavior has been cleared of scientific misconduct though he sometimes acted without due care.

In a statement released on Friday, the university said complaints leveled against Dr. Paolo Macchiarini — who has created wind pipes using patients' stem cells — did not qualify as scientific misconduct, overturning a previous investigation in May which found him guilty.

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