Good, Not Great

It's no secret that the rate of scientific papers being retracted or corrected post-publication is rising, but researchers and editors aren't all seeing that trend as a cause for concern, reports Nature News' Richard Van Noorden. In the early 2000s, an average of about 30 retraction notices appeared each year, but this year alone, that number is at about 400, Van Noorden says.

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