How many scientists fabricate and falsify data?

A recent meta-survey by Daniele Fanelli from the University of Edinburgh tries to answer this question by systematically reviewing 21 surveys. On average 1.97% of scientists admitted, that they have been involved in fabricating, falsifying or modifying data.

Read the article here: How many scientists fabricate and falsify data? A systematic review and meta-analysis of survey data. PLoS ONE 4(5): e5738.