This is a credible scientific journal?

nature is considered one of the few tip-top scientific journals in the world.  At research-intensive institutions, tenure decisions are made based in non-trivial part on whether a faculty member was able to get articles published in nature and similar.  nature publishes less than 10% of submitted science manuscripts, and it’s that high because most people are smart enough not to  try unless they really think they are onto something big.  Because of the prestige of the journal and “we’re first” aspect of the articles, it is the most highly cited general science journal in the world on a per-article basis. Continue reading

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