Here's a fascinating look at automated fact-checking and algorithmic math-validation to keep scientists honest in their publication of data and analysis.
In my own experience in working with researchers, the overwhelming majority are neither fraudulent nor sloppy, and in fact rely on each other to correct mistakes or challenge conclusions.
Your weekend read, courtesy of The Guardian (and posted originally by Adrian Monck at the World Economic Forum - thanks for the weekly feed, Adrian!)
And so the enormous task of keeping science honest is left to individual scientists in the hope that they will police themselves, and each other. “Not only is it not sustainable,” said Simonsohn, “it doesn’t even work. You only catch the most obvious fakers, and only a small share of them.”