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Italy news roundup: 27 May to 9 June


This week: sunshine in healthcare, EU missions and fellowships

In depth: The push for open access in research publishing is undermining the whole edifice of research publishing, a leading neuroscientist has warned. Open access seeks to make results free to read for the whole of society, but Sergio Della Sala believes it risks triggering a so-called Cobra Effect—terrible, unintended consequences that are actually worse than the original problem.

Full story: Open access risks ‘breeding publishing snakes’

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