Friday, November 15, 2013

Here's an Idea: If It's Broke, Fix It-Problems With Scientific Research Need Fixing (Especially Peer Review)

What would we do without research? 

"The hallowed process of peer review is not all it is cracked up to be, either. When a prominent medical journal ran research past other experts in the field, it found that most of the reviewers failed to spot mistakes it had deliberately inserted into papers, even after being told they were being tested."