In the midst of a debate on access to information, the World Health Organization and the FAO have decided to develop a strategy to guarantee the right of poor countries to have free access to scien


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There are forces, factors, and influences other than pending classical peer review that assure the quality of scholarship before formal publication.


Scholars and scientists do research to create new knowledge so that other scholars and scientists can use it to create still more new knowledge and to apply it to improving people's lives.


Peer review is the evaluation method that has characterized the scientific growth of the last four centuries, the first four of what is called modern science, indeed.


No field of western society has remained untouched by the events of September 11. Lastly, science and science communication are also bearing the consequences.


"Weapons of mass destruction" is the word of the year 2002, at least according to the American Dialect Society, an association which has been studying the English language in North America for more


In a brief article published by Science1 last October, British scientists stated that the expression "Public Understanding of Science" (PUS), which was traditionally employed in Anglosaxon societie


This article presents the results of a study carried out in Italy by the Permanent Observatory on science communication through the media.


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