B – Scientific fraud in China

Hao X. Fraud takes the shine off rising star. Physics World September 2011:12-13

Reent cases of scientific plagiarism and fraud in China have cast a shadow over the rise of science in China, and have raised questions about why the country has not done more to tackle misconduct. Many Chinese scientists state that the root cause of this lies in a system that awards grants and prizes based largely on personal relations rather than on merit.