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Sci-Hub Loses Domains and Access to Some Web Services

By Diana Kwon | February 20, 2018

A few months after the American Chemical Society won its lawsuit against the pirate site, the game of virtual whack-a-mole continues.

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A Turbulent Year in the Publishing World

By Diana Kwon | December 15, 2017

In 2017, scientists, regulators, and publishers clashed in a series of lawsuits, boycotts, mass resignations, and more.

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ResearchGate Restricts Access to Nearly 2 Million Articles

By Catherine Offord | November 9, 2017

The academic social network is bending to pressure from publishing giants that demand it removes copyrighted material from its site.

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A US judge issues a broad injunction that allows the society to demand that technology companies actively associated with the site block access to it.

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More Preprints

By Tracy Vence | August 15, 2016

A new chemistry-centric preprint server is slated to launch.

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Scientific Elevator Pitches

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | August 1, 2014

A number of competitions around the world are challenging young scientists to describe their research in mere minutes.

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Defending Science Meetings

By Beth Marie Mole | September 24, 2012

Scientific associations say new legislation that limits federal funding for conferences will hurt research.

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University Library Ditches ACS

By Bob Grant | September 18, 2012

In protest against high-priced journal packages, the library at SUNY Potsdam will end its subscription to American Chemical Society online journal package.

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