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Publish-or-perish: Peer review and the corruption of science


September 5, 2011
by ken

Time to look for a deserted island and a cave. Politics is a given, Wall Street has always been the world’s largest legalized casino, religion, let’s not go there, but now, science. In the immortal words of Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now; The horror, the horror.

This Is The End, Beautiful Friend

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From the guardian.co.uk – Pressure on scientists to publish has led to a situation where any paper, however bad, can now be printed in a journal that claims to be peer-reviewed.

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