13 December 2009

When doctors publish lies ~ and peer review in medical journals fails

What's the future of peer review? Bad peer review processes are finally catching up with the scientific research industry; recent high profile cases of scientific misconduct have rocked the boat--big time! Scrambling to cope: journals, medical schools, the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, academic hospitals, scientific researchers... And the big question: Why isn't scientific fraud criminally prosecuted, like any other white collar crime?

in reference to:

- What is the future of peer review? Why is there fraud in science? Is plagiarism out of control? Why do scientists do bad things? Is it all a case of:“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing?” (view on Google Sidewiki)