The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology's Joseph Haywood tells the US National Institute of Health's Lawrence Tabak in a letter that, while the organization applauds NIH's efforts to ensure research reproducibility, it considers the guidelines it has developed to be premature, inflexible, and likely to introduce burdensome paperwork on peer reviewers.

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