EDITORIAL

Research Integrity in China

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Science  29 Nov 2013:
Vol. 342, Issue 6162, pp. 1019
DOI: 10.1126/science.1247700

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China's research capacity has grown dramatically in the past decade, an expansion that is reshaping the landscape of global scientific investigation. This rapid growth has not necessarily been accompanied by an equally measured promotion of the cultural norms of the scientific enterprise. Most troubling is a lack of research integrity, which may hinder China's growth in original science, damage the reputation of Chinese academics, and dampen the impact of science developed in China.