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Paper Proposing COVID-19, Magnetism Link to Be Retracted
Shawna Williams | Nov 4, 2020
The study, published in a peer-reviewed journal, has attracted widespread derision from researchers.
Disputed Hydroxychloroquine Study Brings Scrutiny to Surgisphere
Catherine Offord | May 30, 2020
Scientists have raised questions about the dataset published in
last week that triggered the suspension of clinical trials around the world—and about Surgisphere Corporation, the company behind the study.
PubPeer Launches Updated Site
Diana Kwon | Jun 18, 2017
New features include increased security of user anonymity.
PubPeer Founders Revealed
Jef Akst | Aug 31, 2015
Neuroscientist Brandon Stell identifies himself as one of the creators of the post-publication peer review website, as he and his colleagues announce the nonprofit PubPeer Foundation.
PubPeer Pushes Back
Tracy Vence | Dec 11, 2014
The founders of the post-publication peer review website file a motion to quash an academic’s subpoena for user information.
Study of Microbiome’s Importance in Autism Triggers Swift Backlash
Nicholette Zeliadt | Jun 27, 2019
Independent scientists say the original analysis is flawed; the authors stand by their work and are seeking outside statisticians to reanalyze the data.
Research Institute Investigates Possible Image Manipulation in Papers
Shawna Williams | Jun 11, 2019
PubPeer commenters have flagged more than 100 papers from branches of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research for apparent image duplication and other issues.
Pathologist Sues PubPeer Users
Tracy Vence | Oct 27, 2014
A professor who was terminated from a new job before he’d even started is suing users of the post-publication peer review forum for allegedly making defamatory statements.
Retracts Paper on Delivery System for CAR T Immunotherapy
Diana Kwon | Feb 20, 2019
The manuscript had amassed more than 50 comments about problematic figures and data on PubPeer.
PubPeer Wins Appeal on Anonymous Comments
Joshua A. Krisch, Bob Grant | Dec 7, 2016
The Michigan Court of Appeals rules that anonymous commenters on the post-publication peer review website are protected under the First Amendment.
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