Biology and the preprint revolution

Over the past decade now there has been a shift away from “gated” model of scientific publication. One of the models has been to imitate what fields such as physics, computer science, and economics, have been doing for a while now, and focus on preprints. See Joe Pickrell’s posts Genomes Unzipped for the general argument, and Haldane’s Sieve as a model of how it might play out. Hopi Hoekstra pointed me to a trend on bioRxiv on who is putting up preprints:

No surprise.

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