science communication

Why Thousands Of Researchers Are Boycotting Nature’s Upcoming AI Journal

Why Thousands Of Researchers Are Boycotting Nature’s Upcoming AI Journal

Early next year, the Springer Nature publishing group will launch a new subscription journal devoted to artificial intelligence. Like its other journals, Nature will impose a pay wall and restrict access to paying customers – a move that isn’t going over well with AI researchers, who say a for-profit subscription…

‘An Embarrassment’: Scientists React To The NYT’s Climate Change Column

‘An Embarrassment’: Scientists React To The NYT’s Climate Change Column

Bret Stephens unleashed a Category 6 hurricane on Twitter last week, when he penned a column for the New York Times espousing opinions on climate change that can best be described as… controversial. While acknowledging that human-caused global warming is a settled matter, Stephens argued that the risk climate change…