Transparency Test

A group of French researchers examined retractions published in 2008 to determine how transparent the notices were, and whether most of them adhered to the Committee on Publication Ethics standards that came out the following year. As they report in BMC Research Notes, researchers led by corresponding author Evelyne Decullier from the University of Lyon sifted through 244 retractions published in Medline.

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