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A star trek fan and biologist submitted an article based on reaching warp 10 to predatory science journals, one of which ultimately published it i thought i needed to even things out by picking what is arguably one of the scientifically worst episodes of 'star trek,' biotrekkie told spacecom by email. The summer boom is likely fueled by graduate students wrapping up projects for a spring thesis defense, faculty teaching responsibilities and classes coming to a close, and inspiration/competitive angst on the rise, with all the exciting science presented on the summer meeting circuit bursts of activity late. 8 scientific papers that were rejected before going on to win a nobel prize take that, reviewer number 2 fiona macdonald 19 aug 2016 as a scientist , there are few things more soul-crushing than spending months or years working on a paper, only to have it rejected by your journal of choice - especially when you. Dear peer reviewer, you stole my paper: an author's worst nightmare we deeply regret these circumstances and apologize to the scientific community my aim is to raise awareness in the scientific/academic community and general public that it is possible for peer reviewers to steal an entire manuscript.
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