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Submission + - Peer reviews not working as intended? (scientificamerican.com)

Papaspud writes: According to the author, the process of peer review isn't working very well. She quotes a study which shows that 47 out of 53 major medical studies were flawed, and couldn't be reliably repeated.
  Is this due to the pressure put on scientists to publish or die, or is it just the good old boy network, passing each others reviews? Any slashdotters have experience in this?
  Read the whole article for a nice insight to the process.

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