Charlotte J. Haug, M.D., Ph.D.1 The retractions came only a few months after BioMed Central, an open-access publisher also owned by Springer, retracted 43 content articles for the same reason. How can you really fake peer review? Moon, who studies medicinal plant life, had set up a straightforward process. He gave journals tips for peer reviewers for his manuscripts, offering them with e-mail and titles addresses. But these addresses had been ones he created, so the requests to review went directly to him or his colleagues.So long as authors are rewarded for publishing many articles and editors are rewarded for publishing them rapidly, new means of gaming the original publication models will be invented more quickly than new control procedures could be put in place.. 18 cases of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis found in California In the initial statewide study of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in the usa, California officials have identified 18 cases of the difficult-to-treat and dangerous disease between 1993 and 2006, and 77 cases that were one step from XDR TB. In the August 15 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases The analysis appears, now available online.