News tagged with peer reviewed journals

Chance discovery of forgotten 1960s 'preprint' experiment

For years, scientists have complained that it can take months or even years for a scientific discovery to be published, because of the slowness of peer review. To cut through this problem, researchers in physics and mathematics ...

dateNov 16, 2017 in Other
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The ins and outs of peer review

If you are at all familiar with the operation of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) you will know that, while the various authors are (unpaid) professionals of one sort or another with their own research ...

dateJan 26, 2016 in Other
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Publish or perish culture encourages scientists to cut corners

Last week there was another very public case of a journal article being retracted as a result of academic misconduct. This time it was in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), with the lead author – Dr ...

dateSep 23, 2015 in
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