Respectful Insolence

Archives for August 20, 2008

Academic Woo Aggregator has become even more out of date. You remember my Academic Woo Aggregator, don’t you? It’s my list of medical schools and major academic medical centers in North America that have adopted what Dr. R.W. once so famously dubbed “quackademic medicine” in that they’ve created divsions, centers, or departments of “complementary and…

Best response to a journal rejection ever?

Every scientist has had manuscripts rejected by various journals, and most who submit to the really high impact journals like Nature or Science end up being rejected without review. Few, however, have the creativity or cojones to respond to such a rejection in such a creative and amusing manner. Sadly, in the medical literature, there…