Bibiana Campos Seijo, Editor in chief
C&EN has concluded that the following articles do not meet the editorial standards as laid out in our ethics guidelines.
Each of these stories contained a sentence that plagiarized another news outlet’s work:
In addition, these stories did not follow C&EN’s requirement for clear attribution of written press statements:
We have updated each article to attribute each sentence to the proper publication and appended an editor’s note to each one that credits the source of the material.
C&EN values transparency and apologizes to both our readers and these news outlets for these lapses.