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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.
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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.
What do researchers really want?
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As researchers, we often have to deal with the impending threat of funding cuts. What if you make a major breakthrough in your research, but your funding grant is suddenly revoked? Just thinking about it is unsettling, right? What if you were lucky enough to have unlimited funding for your research? Wouldn’t it be fun if you woke up one morning and it was raining funds! What do you want as a researcher? What would make your life easier? Share your wishes with us in the comments section or...
What do researchers really want?
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Once we've submitted our manuscripts to a journal, the wait can be awfully frustrating. Accept? Reject? What will the decision be? Haven't we all checked our email countless times—as if it were a ticking time-bomb. Wouldn't it be exciting if, instead of waiting unaware, you could spend your time waiting at a magical fountain that grants journal acceptance?  What do you want as a researcher? What would make your life easier? Share your wishes with us in the comments section, or write to us...
What do researchers really want?
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Ah... choosing keywords! Who hasn't been confused by this at one point or another. It just gets more stressful when keywords are associated with your paper's discoverability. Wouldn't it be fun if you could simply pick keywords directly off a tree?     What do you want as a researcher? What would make your life easier?  Share your wishes with us in the comments section, or write to us at insights@editage.com.

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