But the science is settled. Right?
posted on 10/06/2011 8:27:15 AM PDT
I don't have a problem with a publication being retracted when there are errors or fabrication of findings found.
Incidentally, almost all scientific articles and books were created with FREE and easily available TeX Software that runs on Windows, Apple and Linux systems. TeX is used (and has been used for over 35 years) for text formatting and typography. Authors should initially focus on the structured substance of their information rather than a document's appearance.
posted on 10/06/2011 8:42:20 AM PDT
(Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
It is the very nature of science that it will never completely settle anything ... ever.
“The right to search for truth implies also a duty; one must not
conceal any part of what one has recognized to be true.”
posted on 10/06/2011 8:00:03 PM PDT
(Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
To Drummond Rennie, deputy editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association, there are two obvious reasons for obscure retraction notices: "fear and work."
The fear factor, says Wager, is because publishers are very frightened of being sued. "They are incredibly twitchy about publishing anything that could be defamatory," she says.
Blame the lawyers!
posted on 10/07/2011 6:12:23 AM PDT
(Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
The science is as settled as the lash in my right eye. My lash has more rights once I dig the thing out BTW. Let us please talk science.
posted on 10/07/2011 7:02:13 PM PDT
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