Responsible research

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    Conducting research responsibly is the focus of a new guide from the US National Academies. Aimed at early-career scientists and their mentors, On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research addresses such questions as how to allocate credit for a discovery among a team, how to respond to errors in published works, and how to recognize conflicts of interest that could influence study results. Examples include some recent real-world cases of misconduct.

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    Responsible research. Nature 458, 933 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nj7240-933e

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