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New York Times Opinion Page or Medical Hypotheses?

Medical Hypotheses is an Elsevier journal that publishes highly speculative oddball ideas. The previous editor, Bruce G. Charlton, published pretty much anything he wanted without sending it out for peer review. This got him into a great deal of trouble with legitimate scientists (and ultimately, the publisher) when the dangerous HIV denialism of Peter Duesberg was accepted for publication (only to be later WITHDRAWN).
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Noxious mystery substance released into the third ventricle is the cause of depression!

Academics / Neuroscience : The Neurocritic (5 years ago)

The Ventricles of the Brain (Ross & Wilson)You can always count on the journal Medical Hypotheses (published by Elsevier) for a good laugh. The Editor-in-Chief (Bruce G. Charlton) accepts all sorts of completely speculative crackpot... Read Post

New Journal Dedicated To Radical Ideas In The Life Sciences

Health : Medical News Today (7 years ago)

Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the publication of Bioscience Hypotheses, a new journal for radical hypotheses on topics throughout t... Read Post

Elsevier to Medical Hypotheses editor Bruce Charlton: Enough is enough

Health : Respectful Insolence (5 years ago)

These days, I'm having a love-hate relationship with Elsevier. On the one hand, there are lots of reasons to hate Elsevier. For example, Elsevier took payments from Merck, Sharp & Dohme in order to publish in essence a fake journal ... Read Post


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