A Student Handbook for Writing in Biology: Copublished by Sinauer Associates, Inc. and W. H. Freeman

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Macmillan, Jan 4, 2002 - Science - 205 pages
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Providing practical advice to students on how to write for biology this book shows how to write for a particular audience, self evaluate drafts, and paraphrase for improved comprehension. Using the standards of a journal publication as a model the author shows how to participate actively in editing, learn from mistakes and use feedback for professional development
 

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Contents

CHAPTER The Scientific Method
1
How to Find Primary References
9
CHAPTERS Reading and Writing Scientific Papers
17
StepbyStep Instructions for Preparing
27
Do the Results Section Next
34
Effective Advertising
40
Revision
49
A GoodSample Student Laboratory Report
79
CHAPTER? Poster Presentations
93
A P P E N DIX 1 Word Processing Basics in Microsoft Word
99
Making XY Graphs in Microsoft Excel
145
Sentences Requiring Revision
181
Bibliography
199
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