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During a recent Science Online New York City discussion hosted by Nature.com and Ars Technica, panelist Mark Hahnel said that of the nearly 1,000 figures he generated during his PhD studies, only 20 were published in traditional outlets and made available to others. Because of his desire to both share his results and get credit for them, Hahnel developed FigShare, an open-source repository for raw data, figures, citations, and links to additional research, among other things — all of which is published under a Creative Commons license.

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