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Cases of Mistaken Identity

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Science  16 Feb 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5814, pp. 928-931
DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5814.928

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For decades, biologists working with contaminated or misidentified cell lines have wasted time and money and produced spurious results; journals and funding agencies say it's not their job to solve this problem. (Read more.)