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Why Thousands Of Researchers Are Boycotting Nature’s Upcoming AI Journal

Why Thousands Of Researchers Are Boycotting Nature’s Upcoming AI Journal

Early next year, the Springer Nature publishing group will launch a new subscription journal devoted to artificial intelligence. Like its other journals, Nature will impose a pay wall and restrict access to paying customers – a move that isn’t going over well with AI researchers, who say a for-profit subscription…

At Least 400 Science Articles Cite Nonexistent ‘Phantom’ Study

At Least 400 Science Articles Cite Nonexistent ‘Phantom’ Study

Image: Ryan F. Mandelbaum/Screenshot Did you actually read all the works you cited in your high school and uni papers? If not, you’re probably not the only one. Because a non-existent paper seems to have been cited over four hundred times by supposedly reputable research.