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Nature Editorial Criticizes Canadian Science Policy

A new editorial from Nature criticizes Canadian science policy: Some critics say Canada has no science policy at all. Others say it has unwritten laws that seem to let it muddle along. But muddling along isn't good enough in today's tough economic climate. Canada needs a bigger vision of where […]

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January 15, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Survey Finds Scientists Believe IP Protection Has Negative Effect on Biological Research

Nature Biotechnology has just published an article on the perceived effects of intellectual property protection for biological research.  The article involved a detailed survey of academic agricultural biologists on their perception of IP and research.  The authors' primary conclusion: Scientists believe that, contrary to the current consensus, proliferation of IP […]

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January 23, 2009 6 comments News

Nature Criticizes Canadian Science Policy

Nature has published an editorial criticizing the Canadian government's commitment to science.  The editorial takes on both the Liberals and Conservatives for a "dismal" track record.

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February 22, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Publishers Against Open Access

Nature has a disturbing story on publisher plans to fight open access.

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January 25, 2007 2 comments Must Reads