Post-Publication Review Is Vital For Science

Why peer-review is not the final word

Gideon M-K; Health Nerd

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Stock photos for “science” are mostly lab coats and benches, but this came up and it’s very pretty. Enjoy. Photo by Joshua Sortino on Unsplash

When I was first getting into science, nearly two decades ago now, one of the first things I was told was about the importance of peer-review. The scientific literature, you see, was not filled with opinions it was filled with facts, which we could be assured of because whenever someone wanted to publish something in a…

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