The Truth About Peer Review
This just in: Peer reviewed journal articles are not immune from human nature.
If you spend any time familiarizing yourself with the latest scientific study, then sooner or later the issue of peer review pops up. Especially any time you raise an up an idea contrary to the holy church of neo-Darwinian evolution.
The crucible of peer review is intended to be a way to weed out bad or questionable or unclear conclusions about the world we live in.
Which would be great if time and money were unlimited and politics and bias were nonexistent. But that simply isn’t the case, as this article by Denise O’Leary on the truth behind peer review points out.