Science advocates endorse its distance from politics, to distinguish scientific practices from ‘post-truth’ methods. A historical study of fisheries science asks, “can science ever be far from politics, and should it?”
Our social connections help us to thrive in a community. But if we only bond with people like us, what happens to the groups who already start off with a social disadvantage?
Impactstory, a nonprofit organization working to advance open access, has unveiled Unpaywall, a browser plug-in that gives users easy access to electronic open access scientific articles.
Data sharing is no longer a question of 'why', but rather of 'when' and 'how'.