Weekend reads: Top journals under scrutiny; a toxic legacy; science by press release

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It was a particularly busy week at Retraction Watch, featuring retractions from four of the top journals in the world:

Here’s what was happening elsewhere:

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One thought on “Weekend reads: Top journals under scrutiny; a toxic legacy; science by press release”

  1. These are really scaring and provocative. The processes behind article evaluation before publication obviously requires huge reforms now than never, obviously before the global community loses its trust in science.

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