Science in Real Time; Crisis Rewrites the Rules

From the WashPost: The pandemic is rewriting the rules of science. But at what cost? An Excerpt:

The pandemic has upended norms of the scientific process, from the way studies are funded through the publication of findings. Researchers have been presenting their results online or sending them directly to media outlets rather than awaiting publication in prestigious academic journals. And the stodgy process of peer review has evolved into forthright — and sometimes acrimonious — assessments in the unbridled atmosphere of the Internet.

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