Investigating the previous studies of a fraudulent author

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BMJ (online) (Impact Factor: 16.38). 08/2005; 331(7511):288-91. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.331.7511.288
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ABSTRACT This year, the journal Nutrition retracted a study by R K Chandra, and questions have been raised about the integrity of the rest of his work. Who has the responsibility for investigating previous work and if necessary punishing the researcher and correcting the scientific record?

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Available from: Richard Smith, Jul 22, 2014
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