Epidemiologist Kay Dickersin joined The Online Journal of Current Clinical Trials in 1992 when online scientific publishing was brand new and being hailed as the wave of the future — but she didn't realize that the journal being online instead of in print might result in the loss of every single study it had ever published, according to Wired.

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