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Doubts Cast on Leukemia Papers

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Science  08 Nov 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5289, pp. 909
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5289.909


The discovery that a graduate student had apparently faked some data in papers co-authored by Francis Collins, director of the National Center for Human Genome Research, has cast doubt on recent research concerned with a chromosomal aberration and leukemia.