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Why is peer review important when publishing experimental results?

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Why is peer review important when publishing experimental results?

Scientific Communication:

The results of scientific studies are published in scientific journals. Authors wishing to publish their findings must submit their article to a journal editor. The editor then assigns reviewers who view the manuscript prior to publication. If the reviewers deem the manuscript worthy of publication and of relevance to the journal the article gets published.

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Peer review is important because scientific research is a very specialized area of work. For any set of experiments there are few people knowledgeable...

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