Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

Notorious cases that led to retractions

Investigators who have been accused of falsification, fabrication, or manipulation of data or results in their scientific research.

ANIL POTTI, researcher: Accused of falsifying data on the use of microarray genetic analysis for personalized cancer treatment.

Continue reading below

HWANG WOO-SUK, researcher: Accused of fabricating a series of stem cell experiments, he was later convicted of embezzlement and other charges.

MARC HAUSER, behavioral psychologist: Accused of fabricating data and manipulating results in multiple experiments on animal behavior.

DIPAK DAS, researcher: Accused of widespread scientific fraud involving 26 articles in 11 journals on the reported health benefits of red wine.

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com