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Peer Review Ring Smashed, journal retracts 60 articles

 
 
Reply Wed 16 Jul, 2014 04:28 am
http://m.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/07/10/scholarly-journal-retracts-60-articles-smashes-peer-review-ring/

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....The reason for the mass retraction is mind-blowing: A “peer review and citation ring” was apparently rigging the review process to get articles published.

You’ve heard of prostitution rings, gambling rings and extortion rings. Now there’s a “peer review ring.”

The publication is the Journal of Vibration and Control (JVC). It publishes papers with names like “Hydraulic engine mounts: a survey” and “Reduction of wheel force variations with magnetorheological devices.”.....

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Reply Wed 16 Jul, 2014 06:59 am
@gungasnake,
Next thing you know they will be revealing that the Discovery Institute doesn't do actual science.
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Reply Wed 23 Jul, 2014 07:52 pm
http://online.wsj.com/articles/hank-campbell-the-corruption-of-peer-review-is-harming-scientific-credibility-1405290747?cb=logged0.2155064338682816
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Reply Wed 23 Jul, 2014 09:06 pm
@gungasnake,
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The price of apathy in public affairs, is to be ruled by evil men (Plato)

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Plato sure nailed that one as regards the USA, gunga.

Baaaaaaa baaaaaa baaaa.
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Reply Wed 23 Jul, 2014 09:34 pm
@JTT,
Agree...
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