Saturday, February 19, 2011

Imperfect Peer Review � American Scientist

Imperfect Peer Review � American Scientist: "In the old days, editors who faced conflicting reviews would read the paper themselves. These days, the trend—at least for some editors—seems to be to ask for more reviews to break apparent ties, perhaps a reflection of the increased specialization of research. As a result, editors have become more like boards of elections."

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