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Biology Direct - Eugene Koonin in action

Many people criticized the current state of publishing in the life sciences, in particular Eugene Koonin, whose views on peer review and the long delays that go with it made it into Nature. The launch of Biology Direct, a new BioMed Central journal for everything around biology and bioinformatics (with an initial focus on the latter) offering href="http://www.biology-direct.com/default/10078-aims.htm">novel open peer review might actually change the system. This is going to be very interesting - the launch of PLoS forced many publishers to go open access - let's see what happens to the ill-mannered closed peer review.

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