There's a right way to be wrong, The Scientist's Kerry Grens writes. When the University of California, Davis' Pamela Ronald realized after a routine validation assay that a bacterial strain in her lab was mislabeled and that a protein assay used wasn't reliable — errors that affected two published papers — she acknowledged the mistakes in a talk.

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