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February Bioethics Commission Meeting Tackled Medical Emergencies

The Presidential Commission on Bioethical Issues met earlier this month in Washington, D.C.  The meeting focused on two major topics – medical emergency research and neuroscience.  211 more words

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University Of California Press To Start Open Access Publication Of Monographs

Luminos is a new initiative from the University of California Press (H/T The Scientist).  Its focus will be on scholarly monographs (book-length projects), and costs would be shared between the author(s), the University of California Press, and libraries who opt (voluntarily) to subscribe to… 157 more words

Democratization Of Knowledge

If You Were Going To Pay Peer Reviewers, How Would You Do It?

January 29 – Collabra is not a U.K. journal, but an initiative of the University of California system

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Research Assessments

Vehicle Miles Trend Assumptions Vary Between Agencies

January 2 – edited to correct Mr. Sundquist’s name.

ORIGINAL POST

Alexis Madrigal highlighted this 2013 post from Eric Sunderland Sundquist at the State Smart Transportation Institute… 243 more words

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