Medicine: The S.K.I. Affair (Contd.)

Ever since he was first accused by his colleagues at New York City's Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research of faking the results of a scientific experiment, Dr. William Summerlin, 35, has declined either to defend himself or to publicly explain his action. But last week, after an S.K.I, peer review committee upheld the accusation and fired him from the institution (TIME, June 3), Summerlin broke his silence. Denying any intention of deceit, he gave his version of the events that precipitated the S.K.I, scandal. At the same time, he provided his fellow researchers...

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