ScienceInsider reports that Edward Seidel, acting director of the mathematics and physical sciences division of the National Science Foundation, has announced the funding agency's "intention to require all applicants to submit a data management plan along with their grant application," as "part of a broader move by NSF and other federal agencies to emphasize the importance of community access to data." According to ScienceInsider, the "NSF's current policy

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

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