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Scientists reveal what they learnt from their biggest mistakes – Nature Index (Gemma Conroy | March 2020)

Published/Released on March 03, 2020 | Posted by Admin on March 23, 2020 / , , , , , ,
 


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How retractions can be a way forward.

Be it a botched experiment or a coding error, mistakes are easily made but harder to handle, particularly if they find their way into a published paper.

Although retracting a paper due to an error may not seem a desirable career milestone, it is seen as important for building trust within the research community and upholding scientific rigor.

2017 study found that authors who retract their papers due to a mistake earn praise from peer-reviewers and other researchers for their honesty.

Below are four lessons from researchers who have retracted flawed papers.

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