A Public Resignation

In a public resignation letter, Harvard School of Public Health professor Winston Hide says he's leaving his post as associate editor of the Elsevier journal Genomics because he "can no longer work for a system that puts profit over access to research." In a column in The Guardian, Hide says the publisher is essentially denying the developing world access to research and discoveries. "It has not been an easy decision.

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