Sudden shift at a public health journal leaves scientists feeling censored

A journal that had repeatedly published peer-reviewed articles that challenged vested interests about hazardous chemicals in use today appears to have been coopted by a new editor, promoting "mercenary science" designed to manufacture doubt that provides regulators cover when they don't want to make tough decisions.


The story behind this is that manufacturing doubt about scientific findings, and publishing articles that twist science to obscure hazards, is standard practice.

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