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Journal Plans Faster Thumbs-Down for Rejected Papers

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Science  09 Sep 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5741, pp. 1660
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5741.1660b

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Last month, the editors of the leading physics journal, Physical Review Letters, announced that they will increase the fraction of submitted papers they reject without peer review from between 10% and 15% to between 20% and 25%.