NIH proposes open access to experimental results

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has proposed a program of full public access to clinical results from agency funded research. 

Establishing a comprehensive, searchable electronic resource of NIH-funded research results and providing free access to all, is perhaps the most fundamental way to collect and disseminate this information.

Although lauded by many, it is expected that publication of results would injure the market for journals and other publications.

The NIH is encouraging the public to submit comments to

Link: NIH Public Access