A National Academies panel has issued a report on data integrity that doesn't say anything, except that disciplines need to work it out themselves, according to Science Insider. "Their conclusions boil down to three 'principles' that are as insightful as calling Monday the first work day of the week," Jocelyn Kaiser writes. Those principles include that researchers should guarantee data integrity, that data should be publicly accessible, and that it should be archived.

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