Lack of funding and recruitment freezes are driving young researchers out of the country, warns Varvara Trachana.
Science in Greece is going backwards. This month, researchers lost access to the journal Bioinformatics, a top-ranked title in mathematical and computational biology. Many more publications are likely to disappear from Greek libraries. The Ministry of Education has not paid the bills for its subscription bundles. The largest publishers — including Elsevier, Springer and Taylor & Francis — have threatened to suspend access. Others have done so already. (...) - by Varvara Trachana, Nature, 17 April 2013