[Orechem] Crystallography and fraud
S.J.Coles at soton.ac.uk
Fri Jan 15 22:00:50 EST 2010
This has caused a massive amount of talk in the crystallographic community (filling my inbox somewhat!). Here's another case that has come to light
and there have been other cases in different journals from the same Acta E authors and even claims of direct 100% plagiarism of journal articles - text, figures etc (not just the crystal structure data!).
Ecrystals and OREChem would help address this problem, as it arises in part from:
"What we know is that when Dr. Murthy was asked to provide the data behind the structures, there was not sufficient material presented to allow the expert panel to determine the source of the error,"
Provenance and clear availability of underlying data is crucial and we can help here! We should try to use these incidents to our benefit...
Co-Director, EPSRC National Crystallography Service.
School of Chemistry,
University of Southampton.
Southampton, SO17 1BJ. UK.
e: s.j.coles at soton.ac.uk
On 05/01/2010 22:02, "mpierce at cs.indiana.edu" <mpierce at cs.indiana.edu> wrote:
An interesting little editorial about fraudulent structures that the
crystallographers on the list have probably also read:
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