Sentence Upheld

A South Korean court has upheld the suspended sentence conferred on disgraced stem-cell researcher Hwang Woo-suk, the Associated Press reports. In 2004 and 2005, Hwang and his colleagues claimed in a set of Science articles that they had cloned human embryos and extracted stem cells from them. Those articles have since been retracted due to misconduct and fabricated data.

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