An Eye for Flaws

Sometimes images in scientific manuscripts are too "beautified," sometimes there was an error when putting the manuscript together, and sometimes the images are illicitly manipulated. At EMBO Press, it's Jana Christopher's job to sniff these images out as a data integrity analyst.

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