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Are scientists publishing more duplicate papers? An automated search of seven million biomedical abstracts suggests that they are. High-profile cases of scientific misconduct remind us that not all those publications are to be trusted.
The scientific community must be aware that The three major sins of modern publishing (duplication, co-submission and plagiarism) are becoming widespread.