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A former postdoc in stem cell biologist Amy Wagers' lab at Harvard University, Shane Mayack, has been sanctioned by the US Office of Research Integrity for research misconduct, reports Retraction Watch. Mayack has been found to have improperly manipulated images in two papers, according to the Federal Register.

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