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China's 'Obsession'

In Nature, Chinese chemist Nai-Xing Wang says the biggest problem with the way China does science is the "obsession with journal impact factors," and that funding tends to be given to researchers that publish in high-impact-factor journals, rather than to those that do good science.

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