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Misconduct oversight at the DOE: Investigation closed


A legal case about public access to documents is raising questions about the US Department of Energy's scrutiny of alleged scientific misconduct.

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Eugenie Samuel Reich is a contributing correspondent for Nature. In Reich v. the US Department of Energy 1:09-cv-10883-NMG in the US District Court in Boston, Massachusetts, she is represented by David B. Smallman and Michael A. Pezza Jr.

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Department of Health & Human Services Office of Research Integrity

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Samuel Reich, E. Misconduct oversight at the DOE: Investigation closed. Nature 475, 20–22 (2011).

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