Retraction Watch


Two Researchers Challenged a Scientific Study About Violent Video Games—and Took a Hit for Being Right

How two researchers paid a price for challenging a retracted study about violent video games.


Anonymous Internet Vigilantes Are Taking Peer Review Into Their Own Hands

PubPeer users went from discussing papers to hunting down fraud—and have embroiled the site in the most important internet privacy case you've never heard of.


Disavowed ‘Power Pose’ Paper Illustrates Science’s Reproducibility Problem

What happens when junk science makes it into the mainstream?


This Guy’s ‘Scientific’ Articles on Chemtrails Keep Getting Retracted

But how did they get published in the first place?


Fraud, Misconduct, Mistakes: This Blog Finds the Stories Behind Retracted Papers

Five years on, Retraction Watch continues to push harder for transparency in scientific publishing.