1 The retractions came only several weeks after BioMed Central.
Charlotte J. Haug, M drug information .D., Ph.D.1 The retractions came only several weeks after BioMed Central, an open-access publisher owned by Springer, retracted 43 articles for the same reason. How is it possible to artificial peer review? Moon, who studies medicinal plant life, had set up a simple procedure. He gave journals recommendations for peer reviewers for his manuscripts, offering them with e-mail and names addresses. But these addresses had been ones he created, so the requests to review went right to him or his colleagues. The fallout from Moon’s confession: 28 content in various journals published by Informa were retracted, and one editor resigned. (more…)