What are the consequences of fabrication and falsification of research results and how does this effect the validity of the research? Can also provide an example?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 3:25 am ad1c9bdddf
Research that comes out in the news that is controversial or opposes what has been known to be true in the research community causes debate, questions and concerns.
Others will want to quickly try to replicate the results or prove it untrue. The problem is the source. Often, this can happen with a reputable scientist and then one needs to ask, 'why.' ...
Replication and controversy are a few of the issues discussed.