The world of peer review and scientific publishing is just not ready for major changes, according to Dr. Randy Schekman a Nobel laureate, even though there are serious concerns about the science publishing model. Schekman is a well-known scientist having won a portion of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. He would like to change the way science is published, but he does not see that happening anytime soon.

Many of the higher tier publications, those such as Nature or Cell and Science, will often publish work that has a certain impact factor.

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