Keep libel laws out of science

11 Nov

Keep Libel Laws out of Science

When a lawyer of San Francisco threatens a scientific journal for having published an article which alter the economic interests of his client there is a problem. But when the scientific journal retracts the article saying there is a conflict of interest there is really an expression of concern.
The full article of retraction watch his readable here.

An other article have been retracted for politic reasons here.

Science appears more and more in danger of being attacked by lawyers or politics. That’s why a charitable trust named Sense About Science is struggling for independence of science.

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