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Spotted: Bad review; good business

by  /  8 May 2015

WEEK OF
May 4th

Bad review

PLoS One has ousted a peer reviewer for making sexist comments to two female researchers. The reviewer, whose name and gender are unknown, suggested the researchers find “one or two male biologists to work with” to help guard against “interpretations that may sometimes be drifting too far away from empirical evidence.” The review sparked a firestorm on Twitter last week, with the journal chiming in that it “regrets the tone, content and spirit of this review.”