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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Scandal claims Japanese scientist's life

Coauthor of retracted stem cell research papers commits suicide, despite being cleared of research misconduct.

Aljazeera News
Originally posted August 5, 2014

A senior Japanese scientist embroiled in a stem-cell research scandal has apparently committed suicide, according to police.

Yoshiki Sasai had supervised and coauthored stem cell research papers that had to be retracted due to falsified contents.

The entire article is here.