22 Problems

The University of Tokyo is looking into an anonymous claim that six of its research groups have fabricated and falsified data that has been published in 22 different papers, ScienceInsider reports. The anonymous whistleblower, going by the name "Ordinary_researchers" has questioned the validity of data in more than 100 pages of material delivered to the university in August.

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