Addendum to “Editorial Retraction of the Report ‘Environmentally relevant concentrations of microplastic particles influence larval fish ecology,’ by O. M. Lönnstedt and P. Eklöv”

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Science  22 Dec 2017:
Vol. 358, Issue 6370, pp. 1549
DOI: 10.1126/science.aar7766

Science has been informed that Uppsala University has completed its investigation into the study by Lönnstedt and Eklöv, published in Science on 3 June 2016 and retracted on 3 May 2017. (The Retraction ran online on 3 May and in print on 26 May 2017.) The investigation has found that both authors were guilty of research misconduct; that both authors violated the regulations on ethical approval for animal experimentation; and that Lönnstedt fabricated experimental results reported in the paper.

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