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Science formally retracts LaCour paper

Last week, graduate student Michael J. LaCour was in the news for allegedly making up data. The results were published in Science. LaCour's co-author Donald Green requested a retraction, but the paper stayed while the request was considered. Today, Science formally fulfilled the request. The reasons for retracting the paper are as follows: (i) Survey incentives were misrepresented. To encourage participation in the survey, respondents were claimed to have been...

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