In order to decrease scientific fraud, Chinese officials have said that they will now begin tolerating failure as a strategy to encourage creativity and originality, reports Reuters. Last year, 13 Chinese academics were blacklisted for falsifying data, fabricating applications, and plagiarism, says the article.

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