Day: October 13, 2017

1 The retractions came only a few months after BioMed Central.

But these addresses were ones he created, therefore the requests to examine went right to him or his co-workers. The fallout from Moon’s confession: 28 content in various journals published by Informa had been retracted, and one editor resigned. An editor at among the journals published by Sage Publications became suspicious, sparking a lengthy and comprehensive investigation, in July 2014 which resulted in the retraction of 60 articles. By the end of 2014, BioMed Central and other publishers alerted the international Committee on Publication Ethics to new types of systematic attempts to manipulate journals’ peer-review procedures. Read More

Owing to the high reported precision of these screening tests.

Second, we didn’t directly observe any huge copy-number variants underlying false positive results of non-invasive prenatal screening on chromosome 13 or 21. Third, our preliminary estimates of the effect of maternal copy-quantity variants from modeling based on population-wide frequencies are only as good as the assumptions and data that went into them, which include the techniques themselves , the coefficients of variation for each chromosome, the set of unique genomic regions that possibly harbor copy-number variants , and the joint distribution of sizes of copy-quantity variants and allele frequencies. Read More