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In this post, we have listed some writing resources that will help any research chemist, and indeed, many other scientists.
Adhering to the guidelines prescribed by an exhaustive manual such as the American Psychological Association Manual (APA) of Style can be daunting. Here's a cheat sheet…
Adhering to the guidelines prescribed by an exhaustive manual such as the American Medical Association Manual (AMA) of Style can be daunting. Here's a cheat sheet to…
Hedging is common in academic writing. But is it appropriate? And, if yes, how much should you hedge? This post explains it all. 
Scientific writing requires the use of many symbols. It is important to understand the standard style conventions associated with using symbols to avoid…
Do you want to know how to make your communication catchy and engaging? Here are seven tips to help you. 
Seven secrets of stylish academic writing
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Mistakes in representing numbers and units of measurement can leave scope for misinterpretation of your data. This article will help you understand the common mistakes…
In writing a research paper, you mention, or cite, papers written by other researchers. For example, instead of describing in detail the method you used, you simply…
Confused about how to use the Chicago Manual of Style or Scientific Style and Format when preparing your manuscript?We will soon host a video prepared by experts from…
This article explains some points of style in scientific writing related to using negative exponents in expressing rates.