Moscow monument to peer review recycles a useless cement block
|May 30, 2017||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, News, Peer review|
Perfect. From Quirin Schiermeier at Nature:
Monument to peer review unveiled in Moscow: Cornerstone of modern science immortalized in concrete.
Last year, the director of the HSE’s Institute of Education, Isak Froumin, had asked his faculty for ideas about how to turn a useless block of concrete outside the university into something attractive and meaningful. More.
Unfortunately, the way things are going, peer review is more likely to be the tombstone of science than the cornerstone and one can only hope that the debate about the problem is as vigorous in Moscow as here.
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