On the poverty of peer review

This pull quote:

“Scientists understand that peer review per se provides only a minimal assurance of quality, and that the public conception of peer review as a stamp of authentication is far from the truth.”

appears in this article about John Ioannidis but originally comes from this article in Nature.

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