Tag: PNAS

Academic Publishing COVID-19

The unwanted COVID-19 preprint of Rudolph Jaenisch

Famous MIT lab discovered the coronavirus integrates into human genome and is still transcribed! Between preprint and contributed PNAS paper, three authors and a mechanism were dropped.

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Steffen Reinbothe: duplications planted on PNAS contributed track

This is a story of a plant scientist in France, Steffen Reinbothe. He and his sister Christiane used to hold academic positions in Germany, but now they both returned to France, to Grenoble. The move might have had to do with a dossier from 2009, made by a former lab member and circulated among peers.
Whatever concerns any peers might have had: Steffen and Christiane Reinbothe could rely on the “contributed” track at PNAS.