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By Shi V. Liu and Key Words


The Editor-in-Chief of Science Donald Kennedy should concentrate his energy on fixing the problematic peer review system in Science rather than worry too much of the problems in the drug laws. There is no perfect place to live, not to say to do research and seek publication, in this world. But for the Editor-in-Chief of Science an urgent task should have been to fix the problematic peer review system. However, despite the frequent occurrence of high profile publishing scandals in Science, Kennedy still has not done anything to fix the problem and even refused to admit there are any serious problems. How long will Science remain as the world leader in publishing retractions? When will Science answer some serious questions regarding its editorial process in publishing a recently retracted high-profile paper

Topics: Peer review, Retraction, Editorial misconduct, Scientific publishing, Responsibility, Science, Kennedy
Year: 2015
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