This journal, one of the family of Nature spinoffs, has been in the works for a while, and I have great hopes for it. Headed by editor Patrick Goymer, who used to work for the Mother Nature, comes out with its first official issue next January, but has already published four online articles that you can read for free. It also has a Facebook page that you can “like” to get updates and, as all new journals must, it also has a Twitter page.
I’m pleased to have made the first comment on the FB page, which is to wish the journal and its editors well, but—because I’m petulant—to add the hope that Nature E&E doesn’t go the way of its Mother Nature by coddling religion or publishing articles about how science and religion are harmonious. If it keeps its wits about it, the new journal will simply keep the superstition out of its pages.