Governing knowledge in the scientific community: Exploring the role of retractions in biomedicine

@article{Furman2012GoverningKI,
  title={Governing knowledge in the scientific community: Exploring the role of retractions in biomedicine},
  author={Jeffrey L. Furman and Kyle L. Jensen and Fiona E. Murray},
  journal={Research Policy},
  year={2012},
  volume={41},
  pages={276-290}
}
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