Contributors
Contributors
Meet some of the people featured in the December 2020 issue of The Scientist.
Contributors
Contributors

Meet some of the people featured in the December 2020 issue of The Scientist.

Meet some of the people featured in the December 2020 issue of The Scientist.

predatory publishing
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2020
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2020 issue of The Scientist.
Opinion: Using Pokémon to Detect Scientific Misinformation
Opinion: Using Pokémon to Detect Scientific Misinformation
Matan Shelomi | Nov 1, 2020
Predatory journals are especially dangerous during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Academics Raise Concerns About Predatory Journals on PubMed
Academics Raise Concerns About Predatory Journals on PubMed
Diana Kwon | May 9, 2019
The National Library of Medicine has quality control procedures in place, but some researchers believe additional scrutiny is necessary.
Indian Government Aims to Take Down Predatory Journals
Indian Government Aims to Take Down Predatory Journals
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 29, 2018
A government body that regulates higher education has asked universities for a “white list” of legitimate scientific journals by August 30.
German Scientists Frequently Publish in Predatory Journals
German Scientists Frequently Publish in Predatory Journals
Catherine Offord | Jul 19, 2018
At least 5,000 of the country’s researchers have published their work on questionable platforms, often forking over exorbitant fees, a report finds.
<em>Sensors </em> Journal Pulls Planned Special Issue Due to Guest Editor’s Fake Credentials
Sensors Journal Pulls Planned Special Issue Due to Guest Editor’s Fake Credentials
Diana Kwon | Jan 16, 2018
Ashutosh Tiwari, who falsely claimed to be affiliated with Linköping University, is also under investigation for alleged scientific misconduct and fraud.
A Turbulent Year in the Publishing World
A Turbulent Year in the Publishing World
Diana Kwon | Dec 15, 2017
In 2017, scientists, regulators, and publishers clashed in a series of lawsuits, boycotts, mass resignations, and more.
US Court Issues Injunction Against Open-Access Publisher OMICS
US Court Issues Injunction Against Open-Access Publisher OMICS
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 27, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission won an initial ruling against the India-based publisher for allegedly misleading researchers and for misrepresenting journal impact factors and editorial boards. 
<em>Oncotarget</em> Journal Cut from Medline
Oncotarget Journal Cut from Medline
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 26, 2017
New papers from a cancer journal once named as a possibly predatory publication will no longer appear in the widely used research database.