Marc Hauser, the now-notorious Harvard researcher whose work was called into question last year, has announced that he will resign his post at the university effective August 1, reports the Boston Globe's Carolyn Johnson. Last August, the researcher was accused of fabricating data in several well-known studies, and some of his papers was retracted.

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Hundreds of scientists have signed a letter criticizing the open-access Plan S, ScienceInsider reports.

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