the ten research papers that policy documents cite most

Policymakers often work behind closed doors — but the documents they produce offer clues about the research that influences them.Credit: Stefan Rousseau/Getty When David Autor co-wrote a paper on how computerization affects job skill demands more than 20 years ago, a journal took 18 months to consider it — only to reject it after review. … Read more

Will the Gates Foundation’s preprint-centric policy help open access?

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the world’s top biomedical research funders, will from next year require grant holders to make their research publicly available as preprints, articles that haven’t yet been accepted by a journal or gone through peer review. The foundation also said it would stop paying for article-processing charges (APCs) … Read more

Pence claims that in reaction to the Pentagon’s abortion policy, he ‘commends’ senators delaying military nominees.

Former Vice President Mike Pence said that Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville is fighting for the rights of “tens of millions of pro-life, tax-paying Americans.”Former Vice President Mike Pence, who is running for the GOP presidential nomination in 2024, said he is proud of U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., for stopping hundreds of military jobs in … Read more