Faking Results

This post originally appeared on the Software Carpentry website.

Via BoingBoing, a story about scientists Photoshopping experimental results. Sometimes it's outright fakery; sometimes they're just "cleaning up" or "correcting". Either way, it raises an interesting question: how often are people doing this with computational results? Without scientists' code, or any other way to reproduce their work, we'll probably never know.

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