17 September 2006

Journal Nature Opens Peer-Reviw Process to Comments Online

(Cairns Blog)
From the Wall Street Journal: 'Nature, one of the world's most prestigious scientific research journals, has embarked on an experiment of its own. In addition to having articles subjected to peer reviews, the 136-year-old journal is trying out a new system for authors who agree to participate: posting the paper online and inviting scientists in the field to submit comments praising - or poking holes -- in it.' more about the project.