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Habeas corpus is one of those terms most of us learn in high school civics and promptly forget (or relegate to jokes — an old friend of mine and I once started a goofy murder-mystery story with the line, “Hey! Be as corpses!”). But habeas corpus is serious stuff, a central pillar of our American […]

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In the October 1, 2012 online issue of Proceeding of National Academy of Sciences, an article titled “Misconduct accounts for the majority of retracted scientific publications” reports that out of 2,047 biomedical and life-science research articles indexed by PubMed as retracted on May 3, 2012 (retracted articles represent “unequivocal evidence of project failure,” the authors […]

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