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Are reviewers obstructing stem cell research?

Author(s): Bernard Binetruy

Journal: Stem Cells and Cloning : Advances and Applications
ISSN 1178-6957

Volume: 2010;
Issue: default;
Start page: 103;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Bernard BinetruyINSERM U626, Faculté de Médecine La Timone, Marseille, FranceA current controversy in stem cell research was published on the BBC website recently. Some stem cell researchers have said that "they believe a small group of scientists is effectively vetoing high quality science from publication in journals". They strongly suspected some reviewers to be deliberately sending back negative comments or asking for unnecessary experiments. Nature editor, Dr Philip Campbell, has said that "this idea is utterly false".
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