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Report the awful truth!

Negative and null results are routinely produced across all scientific disciplines, but rarely get reported. The key to combat the biases arising from this mismatch lies in disseminating all details about a work, rather than just positive results.

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Mueck, L. Report the awful truth!. Nature Nanotech 8, 693–695 (2013).

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