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WRITING FOR SCIENCE ROBERT Robert, Henry Martyn 1837-1923.

American army engineer and parliamentary authority. He designed the defenses for Washington, D.C., during the Civil War and later wrote Robert's Rules of Order (1876).

Noun 1.

Effective communication is an essential part of the scientific process, yet scientists often complain about the inscrutability in·scru·ta·ble  
Difficult to fathom or understand; impenetrable. See Synonyms at mysterious.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin
 of writing produced by their peers. Goldbort, an English 1. English - (Obsolete) The source code for a program, which may be in any language, as opposed to the linkable or executable binary produced from it by a compiler. The idea behind the term is that to a real hacker, a program written in his favourite programming language is  professor, sets out to help. This comprehensive guide covers the wide range of writing that scientists typically do: undergraduate reports, dissertations, laboratory notes, abstracts, journal articles, and grant proposals. Goldbort starts with a primer prim·er
A segment of DNA or RNA that is complementary to a given DNA sequence and that is needed to initiate replication by DNA polymerase.
 on scientific English that projects objectivity and precision. He provides advice on the proper organization of lab notes, a resume, and administrative memos and then discusses the editing process for such material. He includes a chapter on the effective use of visuals, details how to make scientific presentations, and describes the classic structure for a scientific-journal article. Yale, 2006, 330 p., b&w images, paperback, $20.00.
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Publication:Science News
Date:Dec 9, 2006
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