In today's digital age, knowledge is quite literally at a person's fingertips, thanks to the Internet, smartphones, and tablets. So trying to take credit for someone else's work isn't a smart move. Plagiarism doesn't only happen in student essays. In March 2013, the National Science Foundation began investigating nearly 100 potential cases of plagiarism within its funded proposals. While plagiarism-tracking software can identify problem content, the decision to reject or publish the content is ultimately in the hands of the editors.
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