A radical open-access journal is to be launched that will rely entirely on post-publication peer review.
F1000 Research is the latest initiative by the Faculty of 1000, whose large existing network of senior scientists select and evaluate top published papers in biomedicine.
The new life sciences journal will also publish non-standard research outputs such as incomplete data sets, negative results, preliminary analyses and "thought experiments", which are typically rejected by standard journals.The author is Paul Jump. Keep reading . . .