The Open Access Policy
of the National Institutes of Health mandates that NIH funded research is published to PubMed Central
. This provides free online full text access to the resulting research. This policy has been very popular
. As a result journal publishers have seen their business models threatened
. As other government agencies consider similar policies, publishing industry lobbyists have worked to put an end to the practice.
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- curious science papers (actually good). [more inside]
Just when you think all government endeavors are going to hell, the National Center for Biotechnology Information
comes to the rescue (well, has been coming to the scientist near you since 1988). For free, search everything from dna sequences
in organisms where the genome is known to searching known Mendelian inheritances
for Homo Sapiens (example here
). Also of much use and interest is PudMed
with the ability to search and read virtually any established molecular biology paper.
Duct tape. Celebrity worship. Webbed penii. The obvious. Memory and castration. Kroger store-brand pasta sauce. Killer pancakes.
No matter what you're looking for, you'll probably find something
interesting in the absolutely free 12 million article database, PubMed. Warning: may cause addiction.