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Author of Popular Blog That Charged Fraud Unmasked

Science  11 Jan 2013:
Vol. 339, Issue 6116, pp. 132
DOI: 10.1126/science.339.6116.132

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The true identity of the scientist behind www.science-fraud.org, a blog dedicated to exposing scientific misconduct, has been revealed. Paul Brookes, a 40-year-old, highly respected mitochondrial biologist at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York, has been identified via e-mail to dozens of scientists and university administrators, including the president of Brookes's own university.