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Academics, especially early career researchers and PhD-holders, are now finding a new way to offer their services as freelancers or consultants to industries that require their skill-set. Learn why a growing number of academics are turning to freelance careers. ...Read more
I always had a hard time saying NO. Every time I did, it felt like a missed opportunity. I wish I had infinite time and say yes to all the cool opportunities I get. But my time is definitely limited. So, I've found a way to perceive all my “NOs” as accomplishments....Read more
Epigenetic regulation—modification of gene expression from the “outside”—is an important part of the overall genetic processes within a cell. A group of scientists from Tokyo University of Science now reveal a novel epigenetic regulation mechanism that is involved in DNA damage repair in...Read more
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Journal Publication Process

I am a postgrad in China studying for a master's degree, and I’m preparing my graduation essay. Through my school's online library, I found a doctoral paper whose author is from a university in the UK. I excerpted and summarized a case from that paper and cited it in my own graduation essay. Is this...Read more
I am going to submit a manuscript to American Psychological Association (APA). Before the submission, I have to acquire signatures from co-authors on documents regarding Research Ethics and Conflict of Interest. Should I integrate their signatures into one sheet of paper?...Read more
I submitted an original article of around 3000 words, but the journal replied that they would accept a short communication article compressed to around 800 words. I can’t decide if I should revise it as advised and resubmit, or I should resubmit the original article to another journal which has...Read more
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Manuscript Preparation

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Many authors consider lab work easier than writing a research paper. The main challenges they face while doing the latter include structuring the research paper and following the relevant style conventions. Apart from this, authors are often confused about the language to be used in scientific papers...Read more
Google Scholar is a tool researchers commonly use for conducting literature searches. This post shares eight great tips to help make your Google Scholar search more effective....Read more
Research in many subject areas or fields involves the collection, archiving, and analysis of large amounts of data. From graduate students to veteran professors, laboratory notebooks are the holy grail to note anything and everything that occurs in their research. However, written notes can become inconvenient...Read more
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