Peer Review Trickery? Journal stem cell work ‘blocked’

BBC – Stem cell experts say they believe a small group of scientists is effectively vetoing high quality science from publication in journals. In some cases they say it might be done to deliberately stifle research that is in competition with their own. It has also emerged that 14 leading stem cell researchers have written an open letter to journal editors in order to highlight their dissatisfaction. Read Article

Ed. – A shorter version of this story was run in The Scientist under the title: ‘Peer Review Trickery?’. It includes a link to the original letter for those who are interested.