This is a cross post from Dalmeet Singh Chawla (@DalmeetS) originally published on I,SCIENCE.
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On 4 October 2013, Science published a special issue on communication in science containing the ‘open access sting article’ that went on to cause huge controversy worldwide. The study consisted of John Bohannon deliberately submitting articles with mistakes to various open access journals. Out of the 304 journals the paper was submitted (more…)