Time to stem the ‘corruption’ in scientific studies3 min read 02 Jul 2018, 10:36 PM IST
It's better to state the profit motive and let the market guide where money is spent
Two magazines that I skimmed this week, The Economist and Wired, carried articles about the compromising of scientific research. While the former stated that some scientific journals, which claim to perform a “peer review" on the papers they publish, do not actually perform one, the latter spoke of how the liquor lobby has been able to compromise a study into the cardiovascular benefits of consuming moderate amounts of alcohol.
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