Gizmodo: Scientific Journals Publish Bogus Paper About Midichlorians from Star Wars

Gizmodo: Scientific Journals Publish Bogus Paper About Midichlorians from Star Wars. “The science community has long known that certain ‘predatory journals’ will publish almost any paper for a fee without proper peer review. Some watchdogs have submitted fake papers by fake researchers to these journals to highlight how bogus journals harm the integrity of the Open Access publishing movement, by taking advantage of a loophole. This newest sting from the anonymous science blogger Neuroskeptic is truly astounding for just how silly the fake paper is.”