"Peer review" emerges as fresh science scam


STAFF REPORT ISB: A few professional scientists have found a sneaky way to cheat their way up the career ladder as they evaluate their own research by pretending to be someone else. Scientists publish their research findings through academic journals, which check the work with independent experts before running with it. This independent checking is called "peer review", but journals have retracted dozens of research papers in recent months after learning that peer reviews were faked

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