Vexing Issues for New PIs: Picking Corresponding Author, Potential Reviewers, Blacklisting and Other Angst

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Recommending fair and thoughtful reviewers and other quandaries of submitting your first independent manuscripts.

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Responding to Manuscript Reviews While Avoiding Cerebral Aneurysms

James West, PhD

A request for revisions is as good as acceptance - but only if you'll put aside your burning desire to see the wretches who did not appreciate your brilliance crushed for their impertinence.

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The Write Rules

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Time to repent of these 10 basic writing sins.

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Nature Conspiracy Theories

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Announcing a New Journal Just for Those REALLY in the Know.

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The Newbie's Excellent Infographic Adventure

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Newbies adventure in using an infographic to add clarity and impact to the release of a scientific publication.

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8 Reasons I Accepted Your Article

The Edge for Scholars

It helps if your reviewer wishes they'd written that paper.

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“Modifying the Current Flow from Negative to Positive (Data!)”

Britney Lizama, B.S.

Scientists are experts at asking questions, analyzing, and critiquing. We are also taught that while there are rules and facts in biology, exceptions to rules exist - in fact, we …

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Tools for Team Manuscript Preparation When the Data are In Hand

Liana Castel, PhD

Here’s a map to get your best work out the door efficiently. It’s never too soon to plan the journey to a completed manuscript.

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So You Want to Be On An Editorial Board? Some Protips for That.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

A mere month ago, I was a humble researcher with an amazingly cool lab. But this month, things are different. I've been named a Reviewing Editor at a society journal. …

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Nature: The Plight of Young Scientists

Rebecca Helton

A recent news feature in Nature highlighted challenges facing early career scientists, from pressure to publish to shrinking funding and the increasing length of time before reaching research independence. Early …

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