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That's a Lot of Fraud

University of Connecticut researcher Dipak Das has been accused of falsifying data 145 times during the course of seven years, reports the Associated Press' Stephanie Reitz. Das' work centered on the benefits of resveratrol for cardiovascular health. UConn says it has notified 11 scientific journals of the alleged fraud, and the US Office of Research Integrity has now launched its own investigation.

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