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Fake Publications in Biomedical Science

There have a number of headlines recently highlighting large language models (LLM, most notably GTP-4 from OpenAI. These models are trained on vast amounts of data from a variety of sources and the quality of these data sources is not always as good as hoped.

It might be assumed the scientific literature would be of a higher standard but a recent preprint raises major concerns.

Fake Publications in Biomedical Science: Red-flagging Method Indicates Mass Production

Red-flagged fake publications (RFPs) account for around 28% of the published papers in biomedicine.