Friday Links

1. Fraud and rankings

Whenever there is fraud uncovered & reported, it is always on very brazen level. Is it

  1. Small fraud is uncovered all the time, but it doesn’t really make the intertubes.
  2. Fraudsters always overdo it. They just get carried away.
  3. Small fraud (faking this or that figure in mid-rank journals) is undetected.

I figure it’s option c, but I really have no idea.

2. GM Mosquitos fighting dengue in Brazil. It seems to be really working in the wild.

3. How Many Historians Does it Take to Change a Light Bulb

It’s not about historians.


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