A post by Vivian Cheng at Science Progress chronicles a recent accusation of data-falsification in a study on a bone-growth treatment. Timothy Kuklo, a former Army orthopedic surgeon now at Washington University in St. Louis authored an article in the British Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery that said Medtronic's Infuse was better at treating severe leg injuries suffered by soldiers than traditional therapies.

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