21/1/2011 9.20am by
The American Society for Microbiology, having retracted several papers by a Japanese researcher because of image manipulation, has issued a 10-year ban on the author from publishing in any of its journals, according to Retraction Watch and Science.
5/1/2011 9.48am by
An article in the BMJ considers the role of retractions and questions whether the COPE guidelines are tough enough.
The article is available here and comment from BMJ Editor Fiona Godlee is here