back to article Here's a search engine for all you boffins and eggheads that makes it easier to learn science

The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence has added new features to its academic search engine, Semantic Scholar, to make it easier for professionals and plebs to understand and advance research. Funded by the late Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen and his sister Jody Allen, an entrepreneur and philanthropist, the Allen …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    A marriage made in ...

    Now, bolting that onto Sci Hub would be intriguing.

    1. Mephistro Silver badge
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      Re: A marriage made in ...

      I guess they'll add a link to Sci Hub's main page.

  2. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

    So in 48hours

    It will be shut down by Elsevier's lawyers

  3. elDog Silver badge

    Links to Semantic Scholar, Sci Hub - great research idea to combine these!

    https://www.semanticscholar.org/

    https://scihub.org/

    Elsevier's legal T&C: https://www.elsevier.com/legal/elsevier-website-terms-and-conditions

    (They haven't closed down PLoS yet.)

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Links to Semantic Scholar, Sci Hub - great research idea to combine these!

      Speaking of research it was interesting to see where in the world most of the downloading takes place. It was hard to draw clear conclusions. Was a large download the result of questionable ethics, political motivation, a large PhD student mass, large research efforts, or what?

      From my time as a PhD student I remember it took more time than I wanted to obtain various papers that now can be gotten off the net in seconds.

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