News tagged with peer review

Climate study gets pulled over plagiarism

Evidence of plagiarism and complaints about the peer-review process have led a statistics journal to retract a federally funded study that condemned scientific support for global warming.

dateMay 17, 2011 in Environment
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Federal peer review may be overstretched and error prone

The federal peer review system, by which research proposals are judged worthy for funding, may be "over stretched" and "susceptible to error," said Elmer Yglesias, a researcher at the Science and Technology Policy Institute ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Health
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To publish or not to publish? That is the question

For more than 50 years medical research has been vetted through the peer-review process overseen by medical journal editors who assign reviewers to determine whether work merits publication. A study published in PLoS One invest ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Other
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Peer Review Survey 2009: Preliminary findings

Should peer review detect fraud and misconduct? What does it do for science and what does the scientific community want it to do? Will it illuminate good ideas or shut them down? Should reviewers remain anonymous?

dateSep 08, 2009 in Other
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Probe into faked studies rocks medical community

A trail-blazing anesthesiologist, whose research shaped pain-relief for millions around the world, has been fabricating data for more than a decade, a hospital where he once practiced claimed Saturday.

dateMar 15, 2009 in Other
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