Nature Medicine peers into review

In its March Editorial, Peering into review, Nature Medicine addresses how the peer review process can be frustrating to researchers eager to get their work published. Changes to the process might be warranted, says the journal —but only if they are based in fact, not conjecture. The Editorial discusses a recent “open letter” written by a group of stem-cell researchers about what they see as obstructive and unreasonable reviews delaying publication of their research. From the Editorial: Publication of referees’ comments in full may affect the quality of the reviews, leading to more cautious and restrained comments. It is difficult 


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