If science is free by default, what will be the motivation for scientists to produce more of it?

Correct me if I am wrong and the money, in **fact**, goes to some undeserving third-party. But who will choose to write a book or conduct a study without monetary gain? Few. Edit: I see. So who pays scientists and what are the consequences of all science being free – for science? Also by monetary… Continue reading If science is free by default, what will be the motivation for scientists to produce more of it?

Sci-Hub: is it Unethical to “Pirate” Science? (Video and transcript by scientific skeptic Rebecca Watson.) “The oligarchy these publishers have formed is immoral and antithetical to the pursuit of humanity’s knowledge”

Sci-Hub: is it Unethical to “Pirate” Science? (Video and transcript by scientific skeptic Rebecca Watson.) “The oligarchy these publishers have formed is immoral and antithetical to the pursuit of humanity’s knowledge”

SciHub Domains

I’m currently writing my master’s thesis on scihub. For a particular analysis, I’m interested in the full list of scihub domains that were used throughout the years. Does anyone have such a list as well as the exact dates of the first and last use of the domains?

Sci-Hub’s Creator Thinks Academic Publishers, Not Her Site, Are The Real Threat To Science, And Says: ‘Any Law Against Knowledge Is Fundamentally Unjust’

from the put-up-or-shut-up dept A year ago, Techdirt wrote about an important lawsuit in India, brought by the academic publishers Elsevier, Wiley, and the American Chemical Society against Sci-Hub and the similar Libgen. A couple of factors make this particular legal action different from previous attempts to shut down these sites. First, an Indian court… Continue reading Sci-Hub’s Creator Thinks Academic Publishers, Not Her Site, Are The Real Threat To Science, And Says: ‘Any Law Against Knowledge Is Fundamentally Unjust’

I want the original article “slowing of fetal growth and elevated maternal serum sFLT1:PIGF are associated with early term spontaneous labor” but I can only download pre-proof form in sci-hub. Is there any other way I can try?

I want the original article “slowing of fetal growth and elevated maternal serum sFLT1:PIGF are associated with early term spontaneous labor” but I can only download pre-proof form in sci-hub. Is there any other way I can try?

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