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English science editing materials and methods: insertions and deletions

Example of our standard science editing service: materials and methods

When submitting manuscripts to scientific journals, it’s important to make sure that your materials and methods section is written very well, so that your reviewers can fully understand and evaluate your research. The language you use, the order of the methods and the level of detail you provide are all important. We understand that it […]

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160+ words for your materials and methods: Q-Z

Here’s the final part of our list of 160+ words for materials and methods sections. We have already posted the first part, covering words beginning with the letters A to E, and the second part covering the letters F to P. In this section, we present words beginning with W to Z. Some of these […]

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160+ words for your materials and methods: F-P

This is the second part of our list of 160+ words for your materials and methods. We have already posted the first part, which covers words beginning with the letters A to E, and this section takes us from F to P. Some of these words will also be useful for other sections of your […]

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160+ words for your materials and methods: A-E

We all know that feeling…writing a scientific paper and using the same words over and over again.  Sometimes it’s really difficult to think of alternatives, especially when you’re trying to describe complex scientific protocols in the materials and methods section of your journal paper or thesis. Science Editing Experts have put together a huge list […]

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Using respectively correctly

Respectively is a very useful word in scientific writing; however, we often see this word used incorrectly. Here are some sentences that use the word “respectively” in the wrong way. Can you identify what’s wrong with each sentence? Did you spot what’s wrong with each example? Let’s look at them in turn…. Use respectively to […]

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