Kyoto University has fired an investigator for falsifying figures in a 2017 Stem Cell Reports paper, Retraction Watch reports. It adds that Nobel Laureate Shinya Yamanaka, who directs the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) where the research took place, was also reprimanded.

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