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[VIDEO] Cancer journal retracts 107 Chinese papers over fake peer-reviews

A major international publisher, Springer Nature, has retracted 107 papers after discovering they had been accepted with fake peer reviews. All 524 authors involved are from China. The news has rattled the country’s scientific community, and critics say academic dishonesty has been rampant due to a lack of serious punishment. While others argue that the publishers should also bear part of the responsibilities.

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