Pattern Recognition

February 10, 2009

The Common Man has been posting on MLB’s cheater-pants-o-the-week story and his effort is fanning a slow flame in Your Humble Narrator which was started by PhysioProf. You will recall that PP’s post dealt with a seemingly run-of-the-mill paper retraction story in which the authors admitted that there were enough deficiencies in the published work that the only choice was to retract the entire article.
As the story develops I am becoming convinced that there is more to this little scenario than one random postdoc faking the odd control.

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