Weekend reads: Publish a paper, get $10,000!; Lancet editor Horton under fire

booksAnother busy week at Retraction Watch. Here’s what was happening elsewhere:

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Weekend reads: Women in science, creative peer review, is civil discourse about science still possible?

booksAnother busy week at Retraction Watch. Here’s what was happening elsewhere: Continue reading Weekend reads: Women in science, creative peer review, is civil discourse about science still possible?

Weekend reads: Dope-addicted doctors running drug trials; jailed for copyright violation?

booksAnother busy week at Retraction Watch. Here’s what was happening elsewhere:

Weekend reads: Science News cites The Onion, bitterness over lack of credit in sixth grader’s project

booksAnother busy week at Retraction Watch. Here’s what was happening elsewhere: Continue reading Weekend reads: Science News cites The Onion, bitterness over lack of credit in sixth grader’s project

Weekend reads: How to fix “slow,” “unhelpful,” and “generally awful” peer review, where all the PhDs go

booksAnother busy week at Retraction Watch, but there was lots happening elsewhere, too: Continue reading Weekend reads: How to fix “slow,” “unhelpful,” and “generally awful” peer review, where all the PhDs go

Weekend reads: Peer review unreliable? Merck retracts legal threats over criticism

booksAnother busy week at Retraction Watch, with a lot of media attention to a story about 60 retractions at a single journal for peer review fraud, and our op-ed in yesterday’s New York TimesHere’s what was happening elsewhere: Continue reading Weekend reads: Peer review unreliable? Merck retracts legal threats over criticism

Weekend reads: Fallout from STAP stem cell retractions, confessed HIV vaccine fraudster pleads not guilty

booksAnother busy week at Retraction Watch, with developments in two closely watched cases at Nature and PNAS. Here’s what was happening around the web: Continue reading Weekend reads: Fallout from STAP stem cell retractions, confessed HIV vaccine fraudster pleads not guilty

Weekend reads: Scientific fraudster given royal honor; the Retraction Watch theme song!

booksAnother busy week at Retraction Watch, with Ivan speaking in Vienna, at a PhD student retreat in nearby Zwettl, and in London. The retreat gave rise to “We Will Retract You,” which may just become the Retraction Watch theme song. Watch here. Here’s what was happening elsewhere:
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Weekend reads: MERS case report clash, criticizing others’ work in public

booksAnother busy week at Retraction Watch, which kicked off with an introduction to our first-ever intern. This coming week, Ivan will be in Zwettl, Lower Austria, speaking at the Vienna Biocenter PhD retreat, and in London, speaking at the UK Conference of Science Journalists. Here’s what’s been happening elsewhere: Continue reading Weekend reads: MERS case report clash, criticizing others’ work in public