In the Pipeline points to an editorial from the Rockefeller University Press complaining about the lack of transparency Thomson Scientific uses when calculating journal impact factors. Their complaints range from not being able to get the original data to getting the wrong data when their request was fulfilled. Blogger Derek Lowe just seems amused by the diversity in the nearly 500 chemistry titles. "...have you ever seen anything from Chemical Papers?

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