The August editorial in Nature Medicine (13, 887; 2007), ‘Why review?’, sets out what the journal seeks in its reviewers, given that peer-review underpins the quality of a journal. It goes on to ask readers how the journal can retain the best in the face of the plethora of requests to review from an increasing number of publications. Read more
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