Forty-Three University of Tokyo Papers Are Tainted, Says Japanese News Report | Higher Education and academic research |

A leading Japanese newspaper reported today that a University of Tokyo investigative committee has identified 43 papers by a former university researcher that contain falsifications and fabrications. The Asahi Shimbun also reports that the researcher, molecular signaling specialist Shigeaki Kato, will ask journals to retract the papers. The front-page article reported that the problematic data were mostly manipulated images and appear in publications stretching back 16 years. (...) - Science/AAAS, 25/07/2013