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Fake Data, but Could the Idea Still Be Right?

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Science  14 Jul 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5784, pp. 154
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5784.154

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European investigators last week confirmed that a pioneering oral cancer researcher in Norway had fabricated much of his work. Experts in his field are now wondering whether his findings, which precisely identified people at high risk of the deadly disease, may have been accurate even though data were faked. (Read more.)