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Writing a Scientific Paper

  • A. V. Pollock
  • M. Evans

Abstract

Anybody who suggests that writing a scientific paper is easy has never written one. Even more bizarre is the belief that the gift of writing is given to some people and not to others, so if you don’t have the gift there is no point in trying hard. Both these statements are false. Be assured that to produce good scientific writing is always difficult. It always takes a long time, and it always needs revision after revision after revision. But you have done a nice bit of research, and you did not find that particularly easy or quick. No, you were meticulous in drawing up your protocol, following it, and analyzing your results. You must not be surprised that the writing up of those results is no easier than the research itself.

Keywords

Scientific Paper Natural Killer Cell Activity Beta Carotene Biomedical Journal Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid 
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  • A. V. Pollock
  • M. Evans

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