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Submission + - How Many Scientists Fabricate Research? (plosone.org)

bendytendril writes: A survey of scientists show that 1.97% fabricated results at least once. When asked about the research practices of other colleagues, 72% found their methods questionable. Misconduct was reported more frequently by medical and pharmacological researchers than others.

Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable. Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable. -- Gilb