Twenty-five Nobel Prize-winning scientists today are calling for the government to make all taxpayer-funded research papers freely available.
'It's the biggest scam ever,' says letter-signer and 1993 Nobel Prize winner Richard Roberts.
Taxpayers pay for researchers to prepare, review and edit manuscripts, he says, while scientific societies and large publishing firms reap the profits.
From USATODAY.com - Scientists want research papers freely available
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