Marisha Fonseca, Senior Managing Editor, Editage, attended the 10th Annual North American Conference of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors on August 10 and 11 in Denver,…
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P value is the most commonly reported statistic in research papers, and yet is widely misunderstood and misused. Recently, the American Statistical Association (ASA) released the “Statement on…
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Available here is the published report on the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing. Find out more about the trending topics at this scholarly publishing event. 
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