‘Who cares about the integrity of publications?’ ; revealing a fake Galileo; recidivism of predatory journal authors – Retraction Watch

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The week at Retraction Watch featured:

Our list of removed or removed COVID-19 items goes up to 254. There are over 35,000 withdrawals in our database — which feeds the withdrawal alerts in Endnote, LibKey, Papersand Zotero. And have you seen our ranking of authors with the most retractions lately – or our list of the 10 most cited retracted articles?

Here’s what was happening elsewhere (some of these items may be paid, have limited access, or require free registration to play):

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Jacob L. Thornton