ArchiveApril 3, 2015

Publisher retracts papers due to fabricated peer reviews

I’m not sure why I keep posting about these episodes, as they have become depressingly familiar. A major publisher of scholarly medical and science articles has retracted 43 papers because of “fabricated” peer reviews amid signs of a broader fake peer review racket affecting many more publications. [,…] Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus, the co-editors of Retraction Watch, a blog that...

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