US Government Fears China Will Give Away COVID-19 Vaccine For Free

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

The number of official global coronavirus mortalities surpassed a quarter of a million people today, including over 69,000 in the U.S. (although this is very likely an undercount). [...]

Open Access Plan To Make Scientific Work Free To Read

By Holly Else, -

Research funders from France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and eight other European nations have unveiled a radical open-access initiative that could change the face of science publishing [...]

Barcelona Kicks Microsoft Out In Favor Of Open Source

By Derick Sullivan M. Lobga, -

A Spanish newspaper, El País, has reported that the City of Barcelona is in the process of migrating its computer system to Open Source technologies. According to the news report, the city plans [...]

Welcome To The Pirate Bay Of Science

By Fiona MacDonald, -

By Fiona MacDonald for Science Alert. A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper every published - freely available online. [...]

Ecuador Buen Conocer Summit Declaration

By FLOK Society, -

Table 1: Open Educational Resources Education is a common. It has to be open and free access, as a mean to maximize the participation of all people in social knowledge economy. When we talk [...]