Science shouldn’t be a luxury ; Knowledge shouldn’t be a commodity


Five years ago, I competed in my very first science fair. At the time, I was a tiny 6th grader, who was still trying to learn the difference between independent and dependent variables but I was absolutely fascinated …

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Why Science Journal Paywalls Have to Go

A guest post by student scientist Jack Andraka

After a close family friend died from pancreatic cancer, I turned to the Internet to help me understand more about this disease that had killed him so quickly. I was 14 and

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