Sep 15, 2021
Highly Criticized Paper on Dishonesty Retracted
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has retracted a highly influential 2012 paper by Dan Ariely, a behavioral economist at Duke University whose work has been...
Jul 8, 2021
Critique Topples Paper on Belief in Gods
A widely-touted 2019 study in Nature which argued that large societies gave rise to belief in fire-and-brimstone gods — and not the other way around — has been retracted...
May 20, 2021
Paper Likening Human Sperm to 'Playful Otters' Retracted
The authors of a 2020 paper in Science Advances on how human sperm propel themselves in a corkscrew fashion like “playful otters” have retracted their article after...
Jan 17, 2021
Paper on Artificial Eyes for Dogs Harshly Criticized
A journal has issued an expression of concern for a 2020 paper by researchers in Korea who have used 3-D printing to create artificial eyes for dogs. The study triggered a slew of...
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