Science Under Attack

news_views_icon“The Latest Epidemic To Infect The Scientific Community? Bad Science,” by Patrick Michaels.chemistry
Last month, 2013 Nobel-prize recipient Randy Schekman made quite a few waves in the science world, when he announced, the day before receiving his award, that he would no longer send papers to Science, Nature, and Cell. These are probably the three most prestigious journals in the world. His accusation is that they are “damaging science” by selectively publishing trendy “headline science” (my words) at the expense of less “flashy” (Schekman’s word) but more substantive research. … Read More.

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