Doing the right thing: Researchers retract two studies when they realize they misinterpreted data

Thats the way all PI should deal with such issues. thats the way I always thought things should be handled!

Retraction Watch

protein scienceWhat do you do when new experiments show that you interpreted the data from your old experiments the wrong way?

Some scientists might just shrug and sweep those errors — and their previous papers — under the rug. But when it happened to Jeffery Kelly, of the Scripps Research Institute, and his colleagues, they decided to retract their earlier work.

Here’s the abstract of their new paper (we bolded a few sentences for emphasis):

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