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scientific writing was:Re: The Mind of a Scientist = The Mind of an Artist/Musician

J. Bertrand jbertran at blue.weeg.uiowa.edu
Fri Jan 24 21:40:56 EST 1997

The issue of _The Scientist_ that I received this week contained an
article on scientific writing.  It made some interesting points about
first person vs. third person and scientific paper grammar in general.  
There was a "box" along with the article with "instead of this term...use
this", that I cut out for reference.  

Jennifer Bertrand, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
jennifer-bertrand at uiowa.edu

 In article <32E82BC1.2B26 at unity.ncsu.edu>,
Susan Jane Hogarth  <sjhogart at unity.ncsu.edu> wrote:

>writing/advertising exercise. Of course, I think scientists need to
>learn to write *better* (more clearly, more readably), but I don't want
>to see scientists trying to win their points with smooth talk and
>far-out rhetoric, like lawyers...

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