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PubMed Central draws readers away from scientific journals, weakening community ties, says Philip Davis, from Phil Davis Consulting based in Ithaca, NY, in a forum article in The FASEB Journal. Davis examined 13,223 articles published in 14 research journals — spanning the fields of nutrition, experimental biology, physiology, and radiology — published by academic societies between February 2008 and January 2011.

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