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8 scientific papers that were rejected before going on to win a Nobel Prize
 

8 scientific papers that were rejected before going on to win a Nobel Prize

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As a scientist, there are few things more soul-crushing than spending months or years working on a paper, only to have it rejected by your journal of choice - especially when you really feel like you're onto something important.
 
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23 Aug 2016 - General
 
Marinelle Castro Thank you for sharing this informative article. I definitely agree about moving on from harsh criticism and pushing through locked doors. It was quite surprising to see some staples of medical must-knows in the list such as the PCR and Krebs cycle being overlooked. I remember a quote by Robert Fulghum that says "Imagination is more powerful than knowledge". Electricity, the telephone, a...
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This is a good article. It was interesting to read original copies of rejection letters back then. At least the past editors were polite enough to respond and provide a reason why the research article was rejected to begin with. These days despite the advances in communication, some editors take a long time to reply, or worse they do not reply at all. At present, publishing research articles is becoming more and more difficult because of the steady increase in the standards that peer-reviewed jo...
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