Give It Back

China's major funding agency has announced that it will seek the return of funds from researchers who used faked peer review to publish their papers, ScienceInsider reports. It notes that this move come on the heels of the China Association for Science and Technology reporting that it had investigated dozens of researchers for being involved in such peer-review scams.

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