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‘Only a modest proportion of all flawed publications are identified and retracted.’ Shutterstock/Triff

Fudged research results erode people’s trust in experts

A database of retractions shows hundreds of academic articles with Australian authors have been withdrawn. Research misconduct threatens to corrode trust in academic qualifications and publications.
Is that a black hole, or a hole in their data? NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

How to quickly spot dodgy science

There are a few red flags to look out for when reading about new scientific discoveries that can help you spot dodgy or unreliable work.

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