CSIR sends a strong message to Indian scientists

In a rare and highly commendable move that has sent out a strong message to the Indian scientific community, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has dismissed a senior scientist working at the Chandigarh-based Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH) over serious charges of data fabrication in at least seven papers published in peer-reviewed journals. … Continue reading CSIR sends a strong message to Indian scientists

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CSIR: IMTECH scientist sacked for fabricating data

Swaranjit Singh Cameotra, a senior scientist at the Chandigarh-based Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), a CSIR lab, has been removed from service early this month for fabricating data in three papers published in 2013 (April 17, October 1 and October 8) in a scientific journal PLOS ONE. All the three papers were retracted by the … Continue reading CSIR: IMTECH scientist sacked for fabricating data

IMTECH: CSIR scientist used faked data in seven papers

Three papers published in the journal PLOS ONE in 2013 by a group of Indian researchers at the Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh, were retracted by the journal on July 9, 2014. Four more papers published  in 2013 by the same group are in the process of being retracted. All the papers contain fabricated data. … Continue reading IMTECH: CSIR scientist used faked data in seven papers