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A reviewer of peer review says our reverence for the practice borders on mysticism, not science.To read the rest, click on "Peer Review Is Unscientific".
Drummond Rennie has had a lot of experience reviewing peer review. He has seen the seedy side: fraud, plagiarism, destroyed careers. In Nature, he calls to “make peer review scientific” — a startling appeal about a practice assumed to represent a hallmark of science.