Betrayers of the Truth (Oxford Paperback Reference)

Author: William J. Broad, Nicholas Wade
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by HarryHirsch   2017-08-19
Cancer Biology is a journal with an impact factor of 3.1 or thereabouts, that's the equivalent of wrapping paper. People in the sciences know whose work is solid and whose isn't, with stuff like that you just go "Oh, it's XY again, with their usual rubbish", you don't even try to follow up. Broad & Wade called the phenomenon "the invisible boot". Required reading:

A sociopath looks like the Sames-Sezen affair:

Even there a certain blogger said that he knew "Dali Sames not to be a nice person", whoever went there knew exactly what he was getting into.