Weekend reads: What’s wrong with peer review; a retraction poem; how journal formats mangle science

The week at Retraction Watch featured the retraction of a paper on the effects of fracking, authors who retracted a paper when they realized they’d been studying the wrong species, and a story about why a paper linked to an alleged doping scandal in Norway was retracted. Here’s what was happening elsewhere:

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2 thoughts on “Weekend reads: What’s wrong with peer review; a retraction poem; how journal formats mangle science”

  1. “authors who retracted a paper when they realized they’d be studying the wrong species”
    -> “authors who retracted a paper when they realized they’d been studying the wrong species”

    I DEMAND a correction.

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