Environmental Science & Technology has issued a correction for a March 2015 paper on methane contamination from gas wells after learning that the authors failed to disclose funding from Chesapeake Energy Corp., a major U.S. energy producer. The paper, “Methane Concentrations in Water Wells Unrelated to Proximity to Existing Oil and Gas Wells in Northeastern […]
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A 2014 article in Occupational Medicine has been pulled with no retraction notice. Instead, the text was replaced with eight ominous words: This article has been removed for legal reasons The title of the paper appears to have been scrubbed from the journal’s table of contents, but in PubMed it is indexed with the title […]
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In an lawsuit unsealed yesterday, the owner of a CrossFit gym is suing Ohio State University (OSU) under the False Claims Act, claiming that researchers faked data in a university-based study involving his gym — and that OSU used the study to win $273 million in Federal grants. The suit, originally filed in February in […]
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ispirato da @Popinga1 @DarioBressanini @maddmaths et al! La teoria dei numeri è piuttosto problematica. Forse è il caso di chiedere un colloquio con i genitori.Uno degli ultimi problemi matematici virali, il compleanno di Ceryl, è, in effetti, un problema di logica, ma, come spero i lettori sappiano, è solo uno dei molti che sono giunti all'attenzione del pubblico. La storia della matematica ricreativa è infatti piena di molti di questi problemi e in apertura vorrei segnalarvi quello dei […]