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Quiz - How much do you know about the Nobel Prize in Chemistry?
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The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was announced yesterday on October 4, 2017. The Prize was jointly awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, and Richard Henderson "for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution." In honor of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, we thought of looking back at some of the other Nobel Laureates in the field of chemistry. How much do you really know about the Nobel Prize in Chemistry? Try...
5 Nobel Laureate Couples - Partners in life and science
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It is very rare that two researchers from the same family receive the Nobel Prize. But what if the 2 researchers involved in the prize-winning research are both life partners as and research partners? This infographic lists five married couples where both partners have won the Nobel Prize, their prize-winning research and a fun fact about the scientific couple. 
Quiz - How much do you know about the Nobel Prize in Physics?
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The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics was announced yesterday on October 3, 2017. One half of the 2017 Physics Nobel Prize was awarded to Rainer Weiss and the other half was shared jointly by Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."  The Nobel Prize in Physics has come a long way. It was first awarded back in 1901, and today there are a total of 207 Physics Nobel Laureates. Do you consider yourself an expert on the...
How well do you know the Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine?
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The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was announced yesterday on October 2, 2017. The prize was awarded jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael W. Young "for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm."  In honor of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine, we thought it would be interesting to jolt our memories and look back at some of the other Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine. The following crossword consists of tricky clues about...
What are the common types of scientific peer review?
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Peer review as we know it today has evolved through the years to accommodate different journals' management styles as well as the increasing volume of journal submissions. This infographic lists and simply explains the most common types of peer review. 
How to use tenses correctly in research papers
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In scientific writing, choosing the correct tenses is not as easy as it may seem to be in lay conversation. While writing a research paper, tense usage depends upon the section of the paper being written. This infographic will help you use the correct tenses for different sections of your paper's IMRaD format.
What do researchers really want?
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After publishing 4 comics as part of the "What Researchers Want" comic series, we're excited to publish a comic that depicts an interesting wish from one of our readers. He stated that he wished there was a funding source for doing research and getting the facilities he needs, such as chemicals and instruments. Indeed, wouldn't it be great if there was a special bank that exclusively funded research?    What do you want as a researcher? What would make your life easier? Share your wishes with...
What do researchers really want?
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The journey to a tenure track position is one of the most uncertain experiences for researchers. We all know of atleast one colleague who has struggled for 4 to 5 years to obtain this much coveted job security and slowly scale the academic ladder. But what if the situation wasn't so complicated? Wouldn’t it be great if you could just find a stairway that would directly lead you to tenure? What do you want as a researcher? What would make your life easier? Share your wishes with us in the...
How journal publishing works
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This infographic depicts the journey of a manuscript from submission to publication in the conventional publishing model that includes the blinded peer review process.
 A checklist for spotting predatory publishers
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This infographic is a checklist of the criteria that would indicate to authors whether a particular journal is predatory or legitimate. Researchers ought to consider these criteria before submitting their manuscript to a journal.

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