Ranjit Kumar Chandra is a researcher in the field of nutrition and immunology. In 2001 he published a …
Friedhelm Herrmann was considered a renowned German cancer researcher before he triggered one of the largest forgery scandals in medical history in 1997. In 2000, an independent commission found that, together with his colleagues Roland Mertelsmann, Albrecht Lindemann, Marion Brach and Wolfgang Oster, 94 out of the 400 papers he published in the field of haematology and oncology were made with fake data. Herrmann and Brach did not only falsify the results of their own experiments, but had also stolen a large scale of ideas and results from other researchers. Although the falsification of scientific data is not illegal per se, both cancer researchers must appear in court and had to repay part of the research funds.
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