March 14th, 2009 by Ben Goldacre in bad science, fraud | 85 Comments »

Ben Goldacre
The Guardian
14 March 2009

Like you, I’ve developed a sneaking respect for all the fun and interesting tricks a person can use to distort the scientific evidence, so Dr Scott S Reuben is a double scumbag: this week, in the biggest fraud case from recent medical history, he has been caught out, rather unimaginatively, just fabricating his data.

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