Correcting the Scientific Record: Retraction Practices in Chemistry and Materials Science

@article{Coudert2019CorrectingTS,
  title={Correcting the Scientific Record: Retraction Practices in Chemistry and Materials Science},
  author={François-Xavier Coudert},
  journal={Chemistry of Materials},
  year={2019}
}
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