The “Nature” of scientific publishing. Are high impact journals distorting the scientific process?
Policy / Science / Science and Communication

The “Nature” of scientific publishing. Are high impact journals distorting the scientific process?

A Nobel Prize winning biologist has announced a boycott of high impact journals such as Nature, Science, and Cell. When a Nobel Prize winner says something like that, people listen.  The question is really whether or not that stance is well founded. Randy Shekman, the Nobel winner in question, is the editor of an open access … Continue reading