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21/09/2004

In a beautiful Barcelona, bathed in sun, the 8th PCST Congress was celebrated at the beginning of June.1 Besides the magnificent location of this year, there are several other reasons to commemorat

21/09/2004

Never have there been so much science and so much technology on so many sides as now. The expansion of scientific information in the social sphere is frankly impressive.

21/03/2004

On 15 September 2001, thirteen major international journals, coordinated by the International Committee of Medical Journals Editors (ICMJE), published a joint editorial titled "Sponsorship, authors

21/03/2004

On September 15, 2001, a joint editorial simultaneously published in thirteen medical journals, pointed an accusing finger at the increasing pressures coming from the pharmaceutical industry.

21/03/2004

There is a substantial divergence between the standards of integrity associated with "good science" and the problems imposed by the conflict of interest on research, specially in the biomedical fie

21/12/2003

Science was born when knowledge was no longer kept secret and became public.

21/12/2003

A ghost is wandering around the web: it is called open access, a proposal to modify the circulation system of scientific information which has landed on the sacred soil of scientific literature.

21/12/2003

Some recent events have brought to the attention of the general public the issue of free access to scientific information.

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