Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup – December 18, 2015

Science Magazine
And science’s breakthrough of the year is… CRISPR genome editing 

Scientific American
What science has to say about affirmative action

The Atlantic
The convoluted profits of academic publishing

Scientific American
Putting scientific peer review in the courtroom

Nature
Transparent peer review at Nature Communications

Nature
Biomedical research wins in 2016 US budget

SciDev
Africa Analysis: Continent’s science making progress

Stanford News
U.S. needs a new approach for governance of risky research, Stanford scholars say

Inside Higher Education
Open Access and academic freedom

MIT News
Sharing best practices for getting published in science

Quartz
The best thing to happen to oceans in 2015 was the rise of the citizen scientist

Vox
Study: Elite scientists can hold back science

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