As of next July, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences will no longer offer its "Track One" submission process in which academy members can shepherd non-members' work through the review process — the "communicate" option, reports Science Insider. Next year, non-members will have to submit their work directly to the journal for peer-review; members will still be able to submit their work through a separate process.

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