For aficionados of bad science, the blog of University of Colorado librarian Jeffrey Beall was essential reading. Beall’s blog charted the murky world of predatory and vanity academic publishers, many of which charge excessive fees for publishing papers or have dysfunctional peer review processes. I’ve seen rubbish on chemtrails, alien life, climate, HIV-AIDS and vaccines ...
Who will keep predatory science journals at bay now that Jeffrey Bealls blog is gone?
By Michael J. I. Brown
30 Jan 2017