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German Scientists Frequently Publish in Predatory Journals
German Scientists Frequently Publish in Predatory Journals
At least 5,000 of the country’s researchers have published their work on questionable platforms, often forking over exorbitant fees, a report finds.
German Scientists Frequently Publish in Predatory Journals
German Scientists Frequently Publish in Predatory Journals

At least 5,000 of the country’s researchers have published their work on questionable platforms, often forking over exorbitant fees, a report finds.

At least 5,000 of the country’s researchers have published their work on questionable platforms, often forking over exorbitant fees, a report finds.

peer review
Opinion: We Must Demand Evidence of Peer Review
Opinion: We Must Demand Evidence of Peer Review
Nikolai Slavov | May 21, 2018
Peer review varies in quality and thoroughness. Making it publicly available could improve it.
PubMed Commons to Stop Accepting Comments
PubMed Commons to Stop Accepting Comments
Kerry Grens | Feb 5, 2018
The venue for post-publication peer review was not getting enough participation.
How to Make Scientists into Better Peer Reviewers
How to Make Scientists into Better Peer Reviewers
Abby Olena | Feb 1, 2018
From efforts to increase the transparency of the review process to initiatives offering training, there are many attempts underway to make better reviewers out of researchers.
Do Preprints Require More Rigorous Screening?
Do Preprints Require More Rigorous Screening?
Diana Kwon | Aug 1, 2017
Two manuscripts published without methods point to the importance of community policing on preprint archives.
Peer-Review Fraud Scheme Uncovered in China
Peer-Review Fraud Scheme Uncovered in China
Bob Grant | Jul 31, 2017
The Chinese government finds almost 500 researchers guilty of misconduct in relation to a recent spate of retractions from a cancer journal.
PubPeer Launches Updated Site
PubPeer Launches Updated Site
Diana Kwon | Jun 19, 2017
New features include increased security of user anonymity.
Opinion: The Frustrating Process of Manuscript Submission
Opinion: The Frustrating Process of Manuscript Submission
Tim Birkhead, Robert Montgomerie | May 10, 2017
We suggest a centralized facility for submitting to journals—one that would benefit scientists and not only publishers.
Migratory Eels Use Magnetoreception
Migratory Eels Use Magnetoreception
Kerry Grens | Apr 14, 2017
In laboratory experiments that simulated oceanic conditions, the fish responded to magnetic fields, a sensory input that may aid migration.
Peer Reviewers Less Likely to Be Women
Peer Reviewers Less Likely to Be Women
Kerry Grens | Jan 26, 2017
An analysis of journals from the American Geophysical Union finds women are underrepresented as reviewers, likely because editors recommend them less often.