Our kindergarten teachers and Hippocrates taught us to share. But after school, capitalism takes over among American medical researchers. Eric Campbell writes in "Data Withholding in Academic Genetics" that it was frequent for investigators to be denied access to data. The reasons for denials include "too much effort" and protecting potential publications of students and themselves. The respondents expressed only a little worry about protecting the commercial value of results: ...

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