A linkurl:former member;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/57440/ of the editorial board at linkurl:Medical Hypotheses;http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/623059/description#description has started a similar publication called linkurl:Hypotheses in the Life Sciences,;http://www.hy-ls.org/ following Elsevier's decision to institute a more traditional peer review process at the once editorially reviewed journal.
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This fall, Hypotheses in the Life Sciences will begin publishing papers that introduce new ideas in biology that "advance or challenge scientific thinking," according to a press release from the journal's publisher, the University of Buckingham Press. The papers will be chosen primarily with the guidance of the editorial board, which includes Medical Hypotheses's linkurl:recently fired;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/57204/ editor-in-chief linkurl:Bruce Charlton,;http://www.buckingham.ac.uk/publicity/dofe/charlton.html with occasional outside advice from the peer-review community for topics that are beyond the technical expertise of the board. "We're trying to steer a middle course [between] completely autonomous editorial choice and a more conventional peer review system," said the journal's founding editor linkurl:William Bains.;http://www.williambains.co.uk/ "What...
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