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If you are considering graduate studies, you likely wonder what exactly the difference is between a thesis and a dissertation. There is nothing wrong with thinking ahead. There are fundamental differences between the two terms. However, they are sometimes used interchangeably in some countries and often confused. Both papers are structurally...

When you write a research or a review paper, keep in mind that specific formats vary considerably for each journal. If you want to submit your paper to a specific journal, you will be asked to follow the format of that journal. Some journals, such as Science and Nature, use a number system for citation. We are not presenting...

Review articles are valuable tools in life sciences for those looking for a synopsis of several research studies in one place without spending time finding the research and results themselves. A well-written review article presents unbiased information and discusses why the results of some research studies are or are not reliable. Furthermore,...

When the decision letter arrives, read the comments carefully. Take time to understand the reviewers' feedback and try to understand what they are asking you to do. It is also important to understand WHY they are asking you to do so. The Journal will give you a time frame for the revisions so don't try to reply immediately.

Since each study is unique, there is no universal approach when it comes to designing a strategy for structuring and writing the Results section of a research paper. The specific area of research, the design of the study and its particular methodologies, and the guidelines of the target journal and its editors are the main factors that determine...

Nobody likes reading a poorly written paper. It is very boring and frustrating to read a paper and try to figure out what those weird words are. After you submit your paper, an editor is assigned to read your paper. If you let down your editor with your poor spellings and typos, he will shot down further processing of your manuscript. ...

A review is not a list of results
The most important question you need to ask yourself before proposing or writing a review is whether you have something new to say. A review article should form more than just the sum of its parts: readers should learn something(s) that they couldn't get just by reading the references. Therefore, make sure...

What do you see in a pdf article when you scroll it for the first time? This is a question that you should be asking yourself when you write a paper. Experienced authors know that figures constitute an important part of your paper. Reviewers, journal editors, and readers are all humans after all and we have a similar way of...

Each journal has its own format and to get your paper published by a journal you must write according to its format. To do so, visit website of the journal and look for a page called "instructions to authors". It may also have other names such as "for authors", "information for authors", etc. It is important to go through this...

Using others work or ideas without citing their work is called plagiarism regardless of whether this was done intentionally or unintentionally. Many writers do not know what they have copied and pasted into their article is considered plagiarism. More specifically, plagiarism can range from a minor copy paste to duplication of a manuscript.