Weekend reads: Automated image duplication detection?; journal editor frustrations; cash for catching errors

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The week at Retraction Watch featured coverage of a now-dropped lawsuit against PNAS, how much it costs to have a PhD dissertation written for you, and findings of misconduct by a top academic recruit. Here’s what was happening elsewhere:

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