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Editorial

Ten Simple Rules for Getting Published

  • Philip E Bourne mail

    Philip E. Bourne is Editor-in-Chief of PLoS Computational Biology. E-mail: bourne@sdsc.edu

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  • Published: October 28, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.0010057
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Excellent points!

Posted by mg91991 on 01 Nov 2008 at 19:18 GMT

Although I have published many papers in my career, I found the ten points, very helpful and a reminder of what makes a good paper. Starting of course from a good question, followed by good experiments, analysis of the data, and culminating in focused, and at the same time interesting writing. Thank you for conveying the message so clearly and to the point! It will help many scientists imporved their science and write better papers, myself included!