September 19, 2005
Peer-Review Researchers Explore Hyped Conclusions, Open Access, and Bias
Several presentations suggesting improvements in peer review and publishing were given here at the Fifth International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication over the weekend.
One group of researchers reported that industry financing of certain medical review papers is associated with hyped conclusions. Other presentations included a small journal's experience that supports the claims of open-access advocates, and data suggesting that hiding