The Decameron of poor research

BMJ. 2004 Dec 18;329(7480):1436-40. doi: 10.1136/bmj.329.7480.1436.


Most gracious readers, two boring researchers present a series of pitiful tales—covert and overt fraud, petty misdeeds, and misconceptions by honest and not so honest researchers, professors, industry sponsors, bureaucrats, and other legendary adventurers of modern science

MeSH terms

  • Authorship*
  • Literature
  • Research / standards*