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MSc thesis lacking content because of my mistake

In the final month of work before writing the thesis I found a bug in something I did a couple months before. I talked to my supervisor and we checked together that indeed something was off. I took ...
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Do missed patterns warrant correction to a published paper?

hoping some scientist academics out there can provide insight into a question I've been ruminating on for a while. I spent multiple years working on a large computational data set, and it was ...
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My coauthor's university address has a typo in our published paper. What should I do?

I recently got a paper published. One of the affiliations (for the 4th author, more precisely) is right but it has a misspelling in the address of his university. The right address is "University ...
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Found a mistake in advisor's paper - what should I do? [duplicate]

I was reading over some of my supervisor's old papers and I have found one from 7 years ago in which part of the analysis is fundamentally flawed which effectively undermines half of the conclusions. ...