What is “peer review”? (via Boing Boing)

 

 

“According to a peer-reviewed journal article published this week …”How often have you read that phrase? How often have I written that phrase? If we tried to count, there would probably be some powers of 10 involved. It’s clear from the context that “peer-reviewed journal articles” are the hard currency of science. But the context is less obliging on the whys and wherefores.”

via Meet Science: What is “peer review”? – Boing Boing.

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