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Poor language is a common reason for journal rejection. Access our resources on topics such as word choice in scientific writing; common mistakes in research papers; language tips to improve scientific writing; field-specific conventions when using terminology; the use of nouns, verbs, tenses, voice, punctuation marks, symbols, etc.; politically correct scientific writing; the use of punctuation marks; word reduction tips; and much more!
Tips for writing your first scientific paper [Download Publication Planner]
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You have been working hard on your research project for months and the data it has generated are promising. You feel now is the right time to start writing your first research paper, but you have been putting the task off. You don’t know where or how to begin writing your manuscript. Sounds familiar? If you are embarking on the task of writing your very first paper, here are a few tips to start you off.
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Did you know that most comma errors you make in while writing your research paper could be easily avoided? This infographic shows the top six comma errors authors frequently make while writing research papers. As a bonus, we've also added a bunch of research-related examples to help you understand how you can avoid these errors when writing your manuscript.   
5 Steps to simplifying language in research communication
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There is a dire need to communicate in simplified writing in Academic Publishing. Complex ideas need not be described in a difficult manner. This article discusses how we can make scientific writing easy to read and understand. 
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Define victimization in regard to research studies and give examples according to your understanding. 
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How can I write elaboration sentences?
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This is a class of stocks that I am not familiar with. That is probably just a term others may be familiar with, but I am not. Thanks.
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Which of the following expressions is correct? 1. Suppressor of cytokine signaling 3a is a member of the suppressor of cytokine signaling family and it has been shown to be involved in physiological stress of zebrafish. 2. Suppressor of cytokine signaling 3a is a member of the suppressor of cytokine signaling family. It has shown that it involves in physiological stress of zebrafish. 3. Suppressor of cytokine signaling 3a is a member of the suppressor of cytokine signaling family. It is shown...
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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.
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Hello! I am an undergraduate biochemistry (pre-med) major and as part of my honors program, I need to do an undergraduate research project. I want to focus on the knowledge deficit around the cardiotoxicity of cancer therapies within the medical community and the subsequent need for cardiac oncology programs to promote better patient outcomes. I'm having a hard time figuring out how to format a paper to look at this. I've looked at countless studies and articles, I just don't know where to go...
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5 Mistakes to avoid in a physical sciences research paper
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This article includes pointers to help you pay attention to those details that often escape attention and avoid some obvious errors when intending to publish scientific writing or academic writing in the physical sciences.

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