Junk study: Paper chock full of nonsense makes it into 17 journals

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More than a dozen pay-for-publish open access medical journals accepted a hoax article studying the “neoplastic role of cacao extract in breakfast cereals.”

Complete with phony authors, including Pinkerton A. LeBrain and Orson Welles, the article was composed using a random text generator, according to Fast Company. For more on how such a hoax can slip through the cracks, follow the link below: