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The short lifespan of software puts a time limit on the reproducibility of computational research. To extend software longevity, guidelines and tools to preserve scientific workflows and analysis are helpful, but the challenge is to get researchers to use them.

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Kuttel, M.M. No expiration date. Nat Astron 5, 986–987 (2021).

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