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Fake cancer study spotlights bogus science reviews

Science trolls!!!!

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Fake cancer study spotlights bogus science reviews. Science trolls!!!!
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Keggar
Male, 50-59, Western US
 54 Posts
Sunday, October 6, 2013 6:47:35 AM
More "Man made" global warming type junk science surfacing again? I wonder freedoms they will try to take using this theory??? Anyone remember station wagons, 2 cycle motors, working toilets and light bulbs that actually give adequate quality light?

patchgrabber
Male, 30-39, Canada
 5597 Posts
Saturday, October 5, 2013 12:58:16 PM
Meh, a good response by Michael Eisen (who created PLoS One) about how this is not unique to open access journals. Science and Nature also have a fairly high rate of retractions, as they are motivated by "sexy" papers that attract subscriptions. Open access doesn't have that ability, so their focus is more on number of subs. It also didn`t submit this article to *any* subscription journals as a control, so there isn`t really anything one can say about this other than that peer review needs to itself be reviewed.

drawman61
Male, 50-59, Europe
 4129 Posts
Saturday, October 5, 2013 8:40:29 AM
Next they'll be claiming the Earth isn`t flat.

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 11707 Posts
Friday, October 4, 2013 9:50:06 PM
Someone could make big money with this.

They already are. AGW is a multi $BILLION scam, and a lot of hucksters are getting insanely wealthy, e.g., Al Gore.

Now, if NatGeo would only shine a spotlight on all the shoddy journals publishing bogus global warning studies.

Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 10221 Posts
Friday, October 4, 2013 7:25:27 PM
Someone could make big money with this.

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