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Baby Maggie Simpson and Mrs. Krabappel doing science. (Original art by former "Simpsons" animator Anna Maltese, used with permission).

Donald Prothero discusses the rise of predatory online "junk" journals willing to publish any paper for money—even when the paper is composed entirely of the phrase, "Get me off your f*cking mailing list."

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