B – Making the most of peer review

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Many of the legitimate concerns about papers raised on blogs and other platforms are being ignored by journals. Journals should publish referee reports, and referees should be encouraged to sign their reports. Journals should also consider non-anonymous post-publication comments submitted to certain platforms within a certain time after the paper has been published.