Scientific research remains largely undisrupted, and, if anything, receding in efficacy. The ‘publish or perish’ model traps scientists and researchers in a world where only 1% of research is accessible. What’s more, that 1% is only available to those with access to costly subscriptions. If researchers’ results are not included in an ever-increasingly exclusive clique of publications, they are unlikely to achieve any form of significant recognition. Even worse, a staggering amount of research is discarded or simply collected and ignored.

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