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Topic - David Solomon
One of the most cherished traditions of the American family is the summer vacation. Packing up the car and heading cross-country for a weeklong camping trip, a visit with those distant cousins or an extended stay near a popular theme park is generally the recipe for a refreshing break from the dog days of summer.
Call it the white-coat revolution. But instead of a Tunisian man burning himself about his vegetable cart, it's research scientists protesting the high cost of the Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation journal.
"I give them credit for making the concessions they have made," Mr. Solomon said.
The problem, Mr. Solomon said, stems from the concept of "bundling," a system in which universities "get stuck paying for a bunch of journals they don't want [in order] to get an affordable price on the ones they need."