Oh hell yes: White House announces new US open access policy for…

Every year, Washington pours tens of billions of dollars into scientific research projects (like the brain activity mapping project). These are projects you help pay for with taxes. These government-funded investigations give rise to roughly 65,000 peer-reviewed papers a year. Weirdly, a bunch of these remain… » 2/22/13 2:40pm 2/22/13 2:40pm

What is the Federal Research Public Access Act and why should you care …

Every year, the government funnels tens of billions of dollars toward scientific research — research that you help pay for with your taxes. These government-funded investigations give rise to an average of 65,000 peer-reviewed papers a year. Many of these papers, however, remain inaccessible to you unless you happen to … » 2/13/12 2:40pm 2/13/12 2:40pm