Re: More on COI & Journal Publishing Retractions
Posted by Deborah on 8/13/10
I think it is a branch of the Mutual Admiration Society where
they break their own arms slapping themselves on the back.
On 8/13/10, Sharon wrote:
> I would like to know who this little group of "peer reviewers"
> are who keep helping to get bogus papers published in medical
> Is there some secret club of these guys? Annonymous peer
> process seems to be able to cause some real problems.
> I think that when they catch these guys in deceptive medical
> journal publishings - their peers who purportedly did
> review need to be outted, too, for their roles in the matter.
> I would be willing to bet that when one looks closely, there
> are a lot of peers who just happen to be reviewing each
> papers in different publishings.
> On 8/13/10, Deborah wrote:
>> I guess the moral of this story is that they will do whatever
>> they can get away with and apparently it is a staggering
>> On 8/12/10, Sharon wrote:
>>> Author on leave after Harvard inquiry
>>> Investigation of scientist’s work finds evidence of
>>> misconduct, prompts retraction by journal
>>> Scientist Marc Hauser’s studies include work on the
>>> cognitive and evolutionary underpinnings of language.
>>> By Carolyn Y. Johnson
>>> Globe Staff / August 10, 2010
>>> Harvard University psychologist Marc Hauser — a well-known
>>> scientist and author of the book “Moral Minds’’ — is taking
>>> a year-long leave after a lengthy internal investigation
>>> found evidence of scientific misconduct in his
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