Mass extinctions are insanely catastrophic, but important, events that punctuate the history of life on Earth. The Jurassic/Cretaceous boundary, around 145 million years ago, was originally thought of to represent a mass extinction, but has subsequently been ‘down-graded’ to a minor extinction event based on new discoveries. However, compared to other important stratigraphic boundaries, like… Read More »
The owner of Sci-Hub speaks out on her personal blog..
Mike Taylor on the damage that copyright does to research: “In this model, the sole purpose of copyright is to prevent access to the research. The only thing it achieves is to stop people from reading, using and re-using the work.”
Not sayin’ ScienceOpen got their first, but we totally did http://blog.scienceopen.com/2016/02/research-on-zika-virus-free-to-publish-via-scienceopen/ Great global initiative here!
Source: Throes of Rejection: No link between rejection rates and impact?