1.- Attempts to replicate the experiment will be the deciding factor.
- What did happen during peer review or during the genesis of the study itself?
"-Science Mag did a lousy job of administering peer review", said Rudy Baum at CCENtral Science ,
"....If a single chemist familiar with nucleic acids had reviewed the paper, it would not have been published in its current form.
2.--Wolfe-Simon broke a general silence with her FAQ
" In fact, I was involved in the writing of the press release. But "involved" does not imply "in control". We are in control of the science. PR machines are just that. We are scientists. I am a scientist. There are rules in place that may need to be updated. However, new rules may need to be agreed on for the digital decades ahead
So, if I (we) cant get to each and every comment/question/response immediately
we hope you can all understand now a little better."
(Nature editorial) "Researchers must accept some harsh truths about the speed and spread of digital criticism."
Preliminary Response to Questions Concerning the Science Article (from F. Wolfe-Simon, Dec. 16, 2010)
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