Over at Bioinformatics Zen, blogger Mike has a post about his concerns as he writes his first paper -- essentially, that his results are wrong. "In particular," he writes, "that my code, which I think does one thing, has a bug and does something different." Mike walks through some of the steps he's taken to ensure good programming practice, and his notes are worth reading for people who find themselves in a similar situation.

 

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