Forensics Friday: Is this paper worth reading?

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Forensics Friday: You’re the reviewer. What do you recommend for this panel?

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Forensics Friday: What would you do if you were the reviewer?

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Forensics Friday: Would you flag this paper if it were under review?

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Forensics Friday: Can you find clues that indicate these two blots have been spliced?

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Forensics Friday: Notice anything odd about this image?

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Forensics Friday: Can you spot the issues with this image?

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Forensics Friday: Notice anything odd about this figure?

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Forensics Friday: What’s the best way to present these findings in a figure?

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Forensics Friday: What mistake(s) did the author make in this figure?

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