Scientific fraud: a sign of the times?

Are dodgy lab dealings a modern day dilemma or business as usual? The infamous Piltdown Man skull. Photograph: Rischgitz/Getty If you read about scientific fraud in the recent news, it would seem that there is much to worry about. It’s on the rise, apparently! There has been a 10-fold increase in the number of retracted…

Harvard psychology professor ‘faked data and fudged results in monkey experiments’

Marc Hauser, 52, researched evolutionary  roots of human abilities Probe by Office of Research Integrity found  Hauser responsible for six cases of scientific misconduct Allegedly fabricated data in a paper on  monkeys’ ability to learn syllables Currently works with at-risk youth at Cape  Cod Collaborative By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED:17:26 EST, 5  September 2012| UPDATED:17:48…