News Articles on Scientific Practice and Scientific Dysfunction (Pre-2000)

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News Articles Pre-2000:

1999

July:

U.S. Says Fake Data Tied Cancer, Power Lines / Berkeley researcher denies wrongdoing (SF Gate, July 23, 1999)


1998

April:

A Question of Integrity (Los Angeles Times, April 2, 1998)

June:

British Cast Spotlight on Misconduct in Scientific Research (The New York Times, June 9, 1998)


1995

February:

Report Found Scientific Misconduct (Chicago Tribune, February 12th, 1995)

April:

Earliest AIDS Case Is Called Into Doubt (The New York Times, April 4, 1995)


1994

May:

Northwestern Probed For Possible Scientific Fraud (Chicago Tribune, May 17, 1994)

July:

2 Universities to Pay U.S. $1.6 Million in Research Fraud Case (The New York Times, July 23, 1994)


1993

January:

Righting the Record on Aids Research (Chicago Tribune, January 1, 1993)

Gallo’s Case Could Lead to Better Reviews (Chicago Tribune, January 3, 1993)

February:

Pasteur Borrowed From Rival, Then Lied, Notes Show (Chicago Tribune, February 16, 1993)

November:

Panel Clears Aid Researcher (Chicago Tribune, November 5, 1993)

Misconduct Finding Against Gallo Dropped (Chicago Tribune, November 13, 1993)

When Scientists, Lawyers Argue, Justice is the Loser (Chicago Tribune, November 14, 1993)

June:

U.S. Expands Probe of Aids Researcher Gallo (Chicago Tribune, June 6, 1993)


1992

January:

Astronomer Retracts His Discovery of Planet (The New York Times, January 16, 1992)

February:

Researchers Retract Their Claim Of Producing Alzheimer’s in Mice (The New York Times, February 28, 1992)

April:

Misconduct By Scientists Not A Federal Matter, Panel Says (Chicago Tribune, April 23, 1992)

June:

Scientists Retract Embryo Study, Saying Research Was Fraudulent (The New York Times, June 9, 1992)

July:

Researcher Accused Of Fraud in Her Data Will Not Be Indicted (The New York Times, July 14, 1992)

December:

U.S.: Top Aids Scientist (Chicago Tribune, December 31, 1992)

Excerpts From Conclusions Of Report Of The Office Of Research (Chicago Tribune, December 31, 1992)


1991

March:

Institute: Gene Study Faked (Chicago Tribune, March 21, 1991)

Immunology Lab Data Faked, U.S. Agency Says (Chicago Tribune, March 22, 1991)

November:

Results of AIDS Experiment Are Retracted After Inquiry (The New York Times, November 21, 1991)


1990

October:

Cold Fusion Still Escapes Usual Checks Of Science (The New York Times, October 30, 1990)

December:

To Clarify (Chicago Tribune, December 27, 1990)


1989

October:

CONDUCT UNBECOMING? (The New York Times, October 29, 1989)


1988

April:

Nobel Winner Is Caught Up In a Dispute Over Study (The New York Times, April 12, 1988)


1986

November:

Harvard Scientists Retract Publications On Medical Finding (The New York Times, November 22, 1986)


1983

May:

MASTERS AND JOHNSON DEFEND PIONEER SEX THERAPY RESEARCH (The New York Times, May 27, 1983)

June:

NOTORIOUS DARSEE CASE SHAKES ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT SCIENCE (The New York Times, June 14, 1983)


1981

November:

A FRAUD THAT SHOOK THE WORLD OF SCIENCE (The New York Times, November 1, 1981)


1980

August:

The Doctor’s World: How Honest Is Medical Research? (The New York Times, August 5, 1980)

Columbia’s Medical Chief Resigns; Ex-Associate’s Data Fraud at Issue; Columbia’s Medical Chairman Quits; Ex-Associate’s Research Fraud Is at Issue ‘Deep Differences’ Cited Review of Yale Paper Findings of Auditor Rebuttal of Allegations (The New York Times, August 9, 1980)

1977

April:

WHITE HOUSE SHIFTS, SAYS ENERGY PLANS WON’T AID ECONOMY; RETRACTION IS MADE BY LANCE ‘No Significant Effect’ on Growth Now Seen Private Economists Fear an Increase in Inflation White House in Reversal on Energy (The New York Times, April 22, 1977)

October:

Scientists Now Call Multiple Sclerosis Test Useless; Repetition Unsuccessful Research Grants Sought (The New York Times, October 16, 1977)


1974

December:

Student’s Forgery Perils Key Harvard Research; Student’s Forgery Perils Key Research at Harvard (The New York Times, December 16, 1974)


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