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What role does anonymity play in scientific publication?

Sneha Kulkarni | Jan 21, 2016 | 16,416 views

While the advocates of open science stress on transparency and accessibility, there is a growing sentiment among some scientific folk about the need for nondisclosure of certain details in publishing, to counter the the “status over merit” culture of academia. This article explores the role anonymity plays in scientific publication and whether removing all indentifiers from a published work would help science. 

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