# Misconduct: The stars who fell to Earth

@article{Dalton2002MisconductTS,
title={Misconduct: The stars who fell to Earth},
author={Rex Dalton},
journal={Nature},
year={2002},
volume={420},
pages={728-729}
}
• R. Dalton
• Published 19 December 2002
• Physics
• Nature
Controversy has been the watchword in a year dogged by dispute. Misconduct revelations, clashes over transgenic crops, and confusion over stem cells have threatened to overshadow triumphs in fields from palaeoanthropology to fundamental physics. Nature's reporters recount the year's talking points.
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