The crisis in science, the editors’ fault, and the role of emerging journals

Alexandre Prehn Zavascki

Abstract


It has been increasingly recognized by universities, journals’ editors and, probably in a less degree, by publishers, that there is a crisis in science. This is so important that recently, the Editor-in-Chief of Lancet, Richard Horton, stated that “much of the scientific literature, perhaps half, may simply be untrue.” 


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medicine; science; metrics

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