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    NY court: Cornell faces being held in contempt after denying physics professor tenure (twice)

    Story Source Mukund Vengalattore Cornell University and a high-powered dean at the school face being held in contempt of court in a case stemming from their decision to deny tenure to a physics professor. Assistant professor Mukund Vengalattore told Retraction Watch he believes the school and the dean are violating a judge’s order instructing them […]

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    Can a tracking system for peer reviewers help stop fakes?

    Story Source Andrew Preston Credit: Victoria University of Wellington The problem of fake peer reviews never seems to end — although the research community has known about it since 2014, publishers are still discovering new cases. In April, one journal alone retracted 107 papers after discovering the review process had been compromised. By tracking individual reviewers’ […]

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    Identifying & Acknowledging Depression

    Approximately 10% of the American population suffers from depression. Depression is an illness that affects day to day life and destroys families. It is a disorder that controls the mind and its functions, causing loss of appetite, sleeplessness, mood swings, and a deep sense of despair. The symptoms of depression are varied, the severity changes […]

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    Former prof fudged dozens of images, says university

    Story Source The emailer was alleging several problems in a 2012 paper in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, co-authored by one of its high-profile faculty members. Lakin discussed the allegations with some administrators and agreed they had merit; Lakin sequestered an author’s laptop and other materials. Over the next few months, the university learned of […]

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    Ohio State exercise researcher resigns after retraction of CrossFit study

    Story SourceThe senior author of a lawsuit-spawning study of the CrossFit exercise program has resigned from his post at The Ohio State University. On June 2, we reported that the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research retracted the problematic study because it lacked approval from the institutional review board. The journal had previously corrected the […]

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    Detox Diets: What’s up with that?

    A detox diet may sound very reassuring, for it is a fact that toxins are bad for human health. Many detox diets encourage you to eat foods that are natural and organic which, involve lots of veggies, plant based foods, and water. We can all agree this stuff is good for the body, but… Are […]

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    Silly Rabbit: Processed Foods are for Profit

    People talk a lot about the effect our eating habits have on our general health, what we do not discuss often enough is the effect advertising has on our eating habits. Until the advent of television, people simply ate what was available locally, after television, the surging demand for specific products meant that the grocery […]

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    5 Quick Tips on How To Look Younger

    The first thing you should do to look younger is to be optimistic and acknowledge that there are good things in store for you, and you deserve good things, it’s all about setting your mind to get to your end. You must value the thought that almost all good things in life are brought into […]

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