Keep Up on Issues in Scientific Publishing by Following Retraction Watch

Keep Up on Issues in Scientific Publishing by Following Retraction Watch

Nov 19, 2013

Retraction Watch is a blog created by two medical reporters, Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky.  The site tracks, investigates, and reports on scientific retractions so researchers can keep up on what is going on in their fields in terms of publication issues.  Here’s an entry from November 15:

“Has anyone seen our irony meter?  The author of a 2003 study on “the ethics of being first” is retracting it because it turns out he had already published it elsewhere — making it, well, not first.  Here’s the retraction notice for “Surgical Research and the Ethics of Being First,” the Journal of Value Inquiry paper.”  To read the rest of the entry, visit here.

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