Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup – August 07, 2015


The Guardian
The diversity dividend: why interdisciplinarity strengthens research

Popular Science
Should bioethicists “get out of the way” of CRISPR research?

Times Higher Education
The worst piece of peer review I’ve ever received

UPenn News
Penn research helps develop algorithm aimed at combating science’s reproducibility problem

The Guardian
Delay in NHS patients’ access to cancer drug labelled a ‘disgrace’

NSF invests in interstate collaboration in science and engineering research

Senate panel approves public access bill

“N-of-1” research findings belong in the peer-reviewed publishing realm

Research Information
Global challenges, local knowledge

College students struggling more than ever to afford text books

‘Bogus’ scholarly society agrees to publish papers without peer review

Amplifying the impact of Open Access: Wikipedia and the diffusion of science

Journal of Emergency Medical Services
Free open-access medical education in emergency medicine

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