‘eLife' journal takes another step forward (Nature News Blog)

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The hundred-plus scientists who will be working to shape a new open access journal backed by some of the world’s biggest non-governmental research funders have been unveiled.

In total, the board of reviewing editors for the eLife journal number 175 and cover biological areas ranging from stem cells to plants to infectious diseases.

eLife is backed by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Wellcome Trust, and the Max Planck Society. Announced in June last year, its backers hope the publication will eventually rivalNatureandScienceas a top tier journal...

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