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Marcie Granahan, NFAIS Executive Director Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming pervasive. In a...


In 1832, the Royal Society moved from using committee minutes to written peer review reports for determining what was published in Philosophical Transactions. This was conveyed by Frederick Augustus, The Duke of Sussex in his Presidential address of November that year....

source: Phys.Org

Recently, the United States Senate quietly passed the OPEN Government Data Act as part of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. As the Data Coalition highlighted, the text of S.760, the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary (OPEN)...

source: Sunlight Foundation

A major scientific publishing group is taking aim at a social networking site for allowing researchers to illegally post copies of their journal papers. The International Association of Scientific, Technical, and Medical Publishers...

source: Science

In the late 90's, Michael J. Fox starred in a television comedy called Spin City. As its name implies, the job of Fox's character was to ‘spin’ the truth to make his boss (the mayor of New York City) look good. We've...

source: American Council on Science and Health

If you asked UK-based researchers to name the biggest threats to British science, it’s a safe bet that Brexit would feature high on the list. Surveys suggest that very few academics voted for Brexit, and there are widespread fears among them that exiting the European...

source: Times Higher Education


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