However, in latest years, with the rise in popularity of online services, the word cheap has begun to stir away from those negative connotations. When advertising services online, it is vital to get a message across quickly – and phrases like excellent value for money, while still entirely true, have become almost obsolete, because they […]

If you plant writing success in the fall, you will have a mighty spring harvest! (One can plant in the fall and harvest in the spring? Absolutely!) Please Note. Alexander Bain’s widely accepted century-old model holds that there are only four modes of discourse: 1) descriptive Two) narrative Three) expository and Four) argument/persuasive. Many of […]

I clicked on the button, but it didn’t print? Why? Sometimes printers print to the wrong tray — if you don’t see a blank sheet of paper in your output tray, simply eliminate it from your input tray. Can this utility do lines? Yes. Simply insert lined paper into the input tray of the printer, […]

To understand behavioral responses of animals to prompt and slow rise in temperature, researchers at the University of California – Santa Barbara conducted a explore on fruit fly larvae. They found that a quick rise in temperature to 25 degrees stimulated a writhing response in the larvae. On the contrary, upon a gradual increase to […]

As an academic copyeditor who helps authors prepare journal-ready manuscripts on a daily basis, I work on a number of manuscripts that need to be formatted as per guidelines stipulated by a journal. These guidelines range from basic instructions on paper size and language style to exhaustive guidelines on formatting manuscript sections, presenting data, or […]

English is the language of science and you need to master it to progress in your scientific career. Scientific writing for non-native English speakers is one of the thickest fights when writing a scientific paper. Non-native speakers tend to have spelling mistakes and their sentences don’t read well. English can be a tricky language to […]