New science adviser looks ahead to shaping Biden agenda | Science
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"Lander expects to make progress on a review begun by his predecessor, Kelvin Droegemeier, on when the public can access government-funded research results. Current rules generally allow journals to keep papers behind a subscription paywall for up to 12 months. Some research advocates want to eliminate any waiting period. Lander called himself “a very big supporter of open access. … I'd love to see the [waiting period] be as short as possible.”..."