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I have had time to ruminate. After I finished painting the walls of the bedroom, I indulged in some complex polymer chemistry with my eldest daughter – aka her first stab at a sponge cake.

What struck me after just a few brush strokes was a simple question. Who instigated the correction? The correction is extremely opaque. It just says “The error…“. Where, at what stage of the submission/production process, by whom?
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A number of events are worthy of a post, but the most urgent to bring to my readers’ attention is a development at Nature Materials. They have issued a correction to the 2008 paper by Francesco Stellacci, Nature Materials 7, 588 – 595 (2008). Thanks to Pep (despite stating he would no longer comment on this blog) for pointing this out in a comment on my blog entitled “Responses-to-evidence-of-self-plagiarism“. I have raised the issue of data re-use multiple times (no pun intended!) including these posts:
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