Significance testing and p values are widely used in medical publications, but just how meaningful are they?
A study finds that the most common form of open access is ‘bronze’, meaning that data are free to read but not re-use. This is likely to have negative implications for research.
Open access publishing is becoming increasingly prevalent, but how long until all publications are open access? A multi-database study (Crossref, Web of Science and Unpaywall), by Piwowar et al predicts that open access will become the future publication standard, and estimates the date at which all research will become freely accessible.