Weekend reads: Paying peer reviewers; the embargo debate; crushed by data

booksThis week at Retraction Watch featured some big numbers: How a request to correct a single paper turned into 19 retractions, and 18 tips for giving horrible presentations. Here’s what was happening elsewhere:

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  1. ORCID is run by a US organization, which is why the terms of use reflect their legal requirement to follow US embargo law: “If you are prohibited from receiving U.S. origin services or software, you may not use the Websites or Registry.” How does this restriction, when combined with an increasing requirement to have an ORCID, affect the ability to publish for researchers in embargoed countries like Cuba?

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