Share the Code

A Nature editorial calls for greater sharing of computer code that's an integral part of work appearing in the journal or its sister journals. While it acknowledges that it may not always be possible for authors to share that information, the journal is requiring articles to include a statement regarding whether the code is available and if there are any restrictions on how it may be used.

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