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Retractions Put Spotlight on China's Part-Time Professor System

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Science  06 Mar 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5919, pp. 1280-1281
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5919.1280

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In the latest scandal to grip Chinese academia, Zhejiang University last November fired an associate professor after finding him guilty of scientific misconduct. Since then, more allegedly plagiarized papers have come to light.