Nobel prize winner forced to retract three flawed peer-reviewed journal articles

When a respected Nobel prize-winning cancer scientist like Linda Buck is forced to retract not one, not two, but three of her published peer-reviewed journal articles, we might justifiably ask: “What the hell is going on here?” We might also question the system of academic peer review. Buck joins an alarmingly long list of big-name scientists embarrassed by retractions of their flawed research. Continue reading