Case Review

The US National Science Foundation is examining suspected cases of plagiarism among its funded grant applications, ScienceInsider reports. An audit by the agency's inspector general office of all 8,000 funded proposals from fiscal year 2011 with plagiarism-detecting software uncovered about 100 instances of suspected plagiarism. "My group is now swamped," James Kroll, the head of administrative investigations in that office, tells ScienceInsider.

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