Chinese courts call for severe punishments for research fraud, including death penalty

Last modified: July 26, 2017

Recently the integrity of Chinese (biomedical) research was in the line of fire by recent publications about the prevalence of misconduct by Chinese researchers. Chinese courts now call for more severe punishment of research misconduct, including stiff prison sentences for fabricating data, and even the death penalty is that fabrication lead to harming people.

Ivan Oranksy and Adam Marcus explain why this punishment far outweighs the crime. Continue reading on

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