Monthly Archives: October 2011

How do you Choose a Journal to Publish in?

I have been thinking about the decision-making process of authors when it comes to publishing a scientific paper. Where will I submit the manuscript? Why? What factors influence me as an author? Certainly, impact factor is important. But when I … Continue reading

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Reasons to Blog about Nutrition Science

Do you blog about nutrition and science? Why? These are my reasons: 1. Interpretation of Research Requires Discussion – Science is based on observations and degrees of uncertainty. The latest scientific study isn’t the final truth. Nutrition advice needs to be based on the totality … Continue reading

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Does Media Coverage Increase Citations

Ivan Oransky, Editor of Reuters Health, recently asked if lay media coverage increased citations. Does Coverage Mean More Citations?Articles… covered by the Timesreceived a disproportionate number of scientific citations in each of the 10 years after the… articles appeared. The … Continue reading

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