Female Scientists Told to Get a Man to Help Them With Their Paper

This just in from the land of great sexism: two female scientists had a manuscript rejected by a peer-reviewed journal because they didn’t ask a man for help. An unnamed peer reviewer for the journal PLoS One suggested that Drs. Fiona Ingleby and Megan Head find male co-authors—any men at all—for a paper they’d… » 4/30/15 3:20pm 4/30/15 3:20pm

Why does it cost $20,000 a year to subscribe to a science journal?

If you've ever wanted to read more about a science article here on io9, and clicked through to the original journal article to read more, chances are you've been met by a subscription page (like the one up top) that asks you to either log in or fork over a grip of cash to read the article in full. » 9/21/11 6:20am 9/21/11 6:20am