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Questions have been raised about the work of three more members of the Riken committee that investigated the work of stem cell scientist Haruko Obokata, and Riken President Ryoji Noyori has asked group leaders at the institute to examine their prior publications for evidence of image manipulation or plagiarism, ScienceInsider reports.

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