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Science Editor-in-Chief Bruce Alberts said that “every scientist should be trained to be highly suspicious about his or her own results,” and he called for uniformly high data-sharing standards during a 5 March Capitol Hill event on scientific integrity and transparency.

While acknowledging national and cultural differences, delegates at the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity concluded that all scientists share a set of values that can serve as the foundation for global guidelines that promote research integrity.

The conference, held in Singapore on 21-24 July and co-sponsored by AAAS, will produce a draft statement of international research integrity recommendations for release this fall.