Stop this waste of people, animals and money

@article{Moher2017StopTW,
  title={Stop this waste of people, animals and money},
  author={D. Moher and L. Shamseer and K. Cobey and M. Lalu and James Galipeau and M. Avey and Nadera Ahmadzai and M. Alabousi and P. Barbeau and Andrew Beck and R. Daniel and R. Frank and M. Ghannad and C. Hamel and M. Hersi and B. Hutton and I. Isupov and T. McGrath and M. McInnes and M. Page and Misty Pratt and K. Pussegoda and B. Shea and A. Srivastava and A. Stevens and K. Thavorn and S. Katwyk and R. Ward and D. Wolfe and F. Yazdi and A. Yu and Hedyeh Ziai},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2017},
  volume={549},
  pages={23-25}
}
  • D. Moher, L. Shamseer, +29 authors Hedyeh Ziai
  • Published 2017
  • Business, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Our evidence disputes this view. We spent 12 months rigorously characterizing nearly 2,000 biomedical articles from more than 200 journals thought likely to be predatory. More than half of the corresponding authors hailed from highand upper-middle-income countries as defined by the World Bank. Of the 17% of sampled articles that reported a funding source, the most frequently named funder was the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). The United States produced more articles in our sample than… CONTINUE READING
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