Mina Bissell, a cancer researcher at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, writes in Nature that while efforts to make research more reproducible are praiseworthy, they may have unintended side effects such as "shelving promising research and unfairly damag[ing] the reputations of careful, meticulous scientists."

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