Tuesday, August 13, 2013

On Data Integrity

By now, we've all seen Amos Smith's editorial on data integrity in Organic Letters.

In light of everything recent:

If this,

then why these?

1 comment:

  1. Well said. Note also Angewandte's justification for retracting the paper: "the lack of experimental procedures and characterization data ... as well as copies of salient NMR spectra". So it's not the fact that he fabricated all the results that bothers them; it's just that he didn't fabricate enough of them.