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2013-10-09 12:47:22

Are scientists any good at judging the importance of the scientific work of others? According to a study published 8 October in the open access journal PLOS Biology (with an accompanying editorial), scientists are unreliable judges of the importance of fellow researchers' published papers. The article's lead author, Professor Adam Eyre-Walker of the University of Sussex, says: "Scientists are probably the best judges of science, but they are pretty bad at it." Prof. Eyre-Walker and Dr...

2013-10-05 23:02:53

Authors need not worry about rejections, as a complete feedback based revision is done under this service (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 Editor Pages has launched a dedicated service for authors whose journal papers and articles have been rejected by publishing houses. They will undertake a complete assessment of the papers and revise with a 360 degree perspective to ensure that they get accepted in the next attempt. Many a times, research papers get rejected at the first instance because of...

2013-10-05 23:02:51

Acclaimed reviewers from the domains of law, social science, medical and surgical studies, literature and IT are now part of the team (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 About 20 experts from various countries have joined Dissertation Peer Review as peer reviewers. The new members on board have already started getting a positive response, as many scholars have submitted their papers for review to these specialists. Apart from in depth domain knowledge and years of academic experience, these...

Journalist Publishes Bogus Research In Journals
2013-10-04 11:15:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Those looking to make a philosophical or political point will sometimes question clinical researchers’ personal motivations in an attempt to discredit scientific findings they don’t agree with. Some science skeptics will no doubt be emboldened by the recent work of John Bohannan, a correspondent for the journal Science, who recently revealed he had successfully passed off a bogus research paper that was published by 157 open-access...

2013-09-18 13:15:36

Traditional peer review is not enough to ensure data quality amid the recent boom in scientific research findings, according to results of a 10-year collaboration between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and five technical journals. While production of research data is growing about 7 percent annually, about one-third of papers submitted to participating journals contained erroneous or incomplete chemical property data, according to a report by 32 authors from NIST...

2013-09-03 23:22:03

Advanced Medical Reviews, a leading medical peer review organization, recently met all criteria for this comprehensive audit. This achievement ensures client and company data are secure, an imperative aspect in protecting patient information in the healthcare industry. LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Advanced Medical Reviews (AMR) is proud to consistently deliver the highest level of service, from the quality of medical peer reviews to the infrastructure designed for delivering...

2013-08-27 23:31:50

Drs. Peter Block and Charles Chambers Discuss the Benefits of Peer Review Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The latest round of Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) E3: More Than Peer Review video series, taped during the 2013 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions in Orlando, FL, will be released this week with Peter C. Block, MD, FSCAI, Professor of Medicine and Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA and Charles E....

Conservation Biologists Work Very Hard According To Study
2013-08-13 12:24:30

University of Nottingham An international study of the work habits of conservation biologists suggests that they do work very hard — producing a substantial amount of work late at night and over weekends. The results have been published in an editorial article for the scientific journal Biological Conservation. The research, by Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz of The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC), Dr Richard Primack of Boston University and Dr Lian Pin Koh of Princeton...


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PLoS Medicine
2012-05-17 15:12:48

PLoS Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in October 2004. It is the second journal of the Public Library of Sciences, which publishes open-access material. All material in PLoS Medicine is published under the Creative Commons license. To fund the journal, the publication’s business model requires that authors pay publication costs. PLoS Medicine provides an innovative and influential venue for research and comment on the major challenges to human health worldwide. It...

PLoS ONE
2012-04-30 14:56:25

PLoS ONE is an open-access peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLoS). It was established in 2006 as a beta version. In August 2008 it moved from a weekly publication schedule to a daily one, publishing articles as soon as they became ready. In October 2008, it came out of “beta.” In September 2009, PLoS ONE made full online usage of every published article publicly available. The founding managing editor was Chris Surridge. He was succeeded by...

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