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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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writing percentage values in scientific papers

Which is correct: In total, 60% of the patients… -or- In total, 60% (n = 30) of the patients… -or- In total, 60% (30/50) of the patients…?

It’s time for another of our questions on the rules of scientific editing! We hope you think these questions are a simple way to learn the basic rules of writing and editing for scientific manuscripts and journal papers.  Before we reveal the answer, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@ScienceExperts), join us on Facebook […]

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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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Which is correct: up regulate, upregulate or up-regulate?

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! We post every question on twitter (@ScienceExperts), our Facebook wall and here in our blog. The answer is provided below the question […]

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