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Science editing materials and methods

Which is correct: 2 mL of NaOH or 2 mL NaOH?

This is the latest post in our series of questions on scientific editing and writing. We hope you find these questions are an easy way to learn all the little rules you need to remember when writing scientific papers and manuscripts.   Which is correct: 2 mL of NaOH or 2 mL NaOH? Answer: 2mL […]

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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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Which are correct: 20% or 20 % and 37°C or 37 °C?

We ask a question every week on the rules of scientific writing and formatting. Test yourself and find out how much you know. It’s just for fun and maybe you’ll learn something new, as most of the questions are based on the common mistakes that we see in manuscripts. We post every question on twitter […]

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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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