Retraction Watch

Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process

Weekend reads: Replication debate heats up again; NEJM fooled?; how to boost your alt-metrics

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booksThe week at Retraction Watch was dominated by the retraction of “the Creator” paper, but we also reported on a scientist under investigation losing a grant, and a case brewing at a New Jersey university. Here’s what was happening elsewhere:

The web was abuzz this week with discussions of challenges to the Reproducibility Project’s attempts to replicate 100 psychology studies which appeared in Science. A sampling:

And there was lots of other fodder for discussion this week:

Retractions And Related Issues Outside of the Scientific Literature

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Written by Ivan Oransky

March 5th, 2016 at 9:30 am