In an opinion column in Nature this week, McGill University neuroscientist Jeffrey Mogil and University of Edinburgh neuroscientist Malcolm Macleod write that solving the "reproducibility crisis" in scientific papers may require a new kind of paper altogether — something that would allow researchers to trust the conclusions they read in other papers and would also allow basic scientists to "explore and innovate."

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