It's Fine

Most retracted articles are not the result of misconduct, a recent PLOS One article reports.

Michael Grieneisen and Minghua Zhang from Wenzhou Medical College in China and the University of California Davis examined nearly 4,500 scholarly papers that were retracted between 1928 and 2011. Publishing misconduct was the most common reason for retraction, followed by questionable data or questionable interpretation of data.

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