You could do all that brain work. Or you could make it up. iStockphoto.com hide caption toggle caption iStockphoto.com Shots - Health News Some Online Journals Will Publish Fake Science, For A Fee October 3, 2013 When medical research is published in a peer-reviewed journal, the presumption is that the study has been reviewed for accuracy. The advent of open-access journals has made it easier to get published. But when a journalist sent an obviously faked paper, dozens of open-access journals said they'd be happy to publish it, for a fee.