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By Yateendra Joshi | February 19, 2015
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4 major style guides on labeling composite or multi-part illustration
Learn about the minor stylistic differences in labeling the parts of a multi-part figure as specified in four major style guides.
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By Beverly D’souza | January 09, 2015
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Should authors spend too much time in manuscript formatting?
As an academic copyeditor who helps authors prepare journal-ready manuscripts on a daily basis, I work on a number of manuscripts that need to be formatted as per guidelines stipulated by a journal.... Read More
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By Yateendra Joshi | December 11, 2014
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PCR (polymerase chain reaction): style for thermocycles (temperature and duration) and for primers
This post explains how to print temperatures, seconds, and primers in describing a polymerase chain reaction.
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By Yateendra Joshi | April 05, 2014
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In this article, published by Learned Publishing, the author questions the relevance and utility of the minutiae that style guides insist on. 
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By Yateendra Joshi | March 19, 2014
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The Economist style guide
Although The Economist, a British weekly, is not a research journal, its writing is often praised for its clarity and precision. How does the The Economist&n
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By Lindsey Buscher | March 14, 2014
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Latin abbreviations in scientific writing
Style manuals are incredibly useful tools for writers, and similar to dictionaries and other reference resources, they must be updated regularly to account for the ever-changing vocabul
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By Lindsey Buscher | March 14, 2014
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Making style decisions in a manuscript
When writing a research paper for publication in a journal, following the journal’s style is very important and can be beneficial during the review process. Content will, of course, always be the top... Read More