Rosie Redfield at RRResearch has announced the launch of ScienceLeaks, a blog that aims to circumvent publishers' paywalls and "serve[s] as a clearing house, providing links to the papers people want to read." Altruistic ScienceLeaks contributors can fulfill posters' paper requests by providing a direct link to a requested article PDF, Redfield explains, though she adds that "this is just a stopgap solution." In the future, she ai

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

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