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Archive for October 2014

Embargo on liberal-conservative disgust paper lifted early after Newsweek break

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current biologyA message to journalists today from Cell Press, publishers of Current Biology:

Cell Press has lifted the embargo on the following press release due to early reporting. The paper is publishing online in the journal Current Biology on Thursday October 30 at 12:00pm NOON EDT.

Liberal or Conservative? Reactions to Disgust Are a Dead Giveaway

The “early reporting” began with a break by Newsweek and cascaded from there. Cell Press tells Embargo Watch: Read the rest of this entry »


Written by Ivan Oransky

October 29, 2014 at 6:39 pm

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PNAS suffers ninth embargo break this year

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pnas juneThe Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) lifted the embargo early yesterday on a paper because of an embargo break — the ninth time this year they’ve had to do that.

Here’s what went to the journal’s press list yesterday afternoon, days before the embargo was scheduled to lift on Monday afternoon: Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Ivan Oransky

October 10, 2014 at 2:42 pm

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