Secrecy in science is corrosive

natural newsOn Friday, April 09, 2010 David Gutierrez commented in about an opinion piece article that had appeared in the Financial Times. In it Michael Schrage charged that “”Too many scientists in academia, industry and government are allowed to get away with concealing or withholding vital information about their data, research methodologies and results,” Schrage writes. “That is unacceptable and must change.”

“Why should … taxpayers fund scientists who deliberately delay, obfuscate and deny open access to their research?” he writes.


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