In this article, BBC News reports on the Lancet's move to urge "China's authorities to do more to tackle scientific fraud," according to the story. "Richard Horton, editor in chief of the Lancet, believes the authorities have not gone far enough and the pressure on academics to publish papers for degrees and job promotions creates problems," the BBC story continues. Horton is quoted as saying, "In China, unfortunately, there are great incentives to commit fraud."

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