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Publish and Perish
Publish and Perish
Nobel Prize Winner Criticizes Leading Science Journals

Randy Schekman, a Noble-prize winning biologist, is protesting the way top science journals push shoddy, flashy research by refusing to publish in them. Sheckman’s protest might just be a flash in the pan, of course, but if it’s indicative of any sort of wider frustration in the field, other leading scientists might be able to bring some collective pressure on journals to tighten things up a bit.

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