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Writing in the Biological Sciences: A Comprehensive Resource for Scientific Communication [Paperback]

Angelika H. Hofmann

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Jan. 2 2013
Comprehensive. Practical. Your resource for life. Practical and easy to use, Writing in the Biological Sciences: A Comprehensive Resource for Scientific Communication presents students with all of the techniques and information they need in order to communicate their scientific ideas, insights, and discoveries effectively. Angelika H. Hofmann introduces students to the underlying principles and guidelines of professional scientific writing and then teaches them how to apply these methods when composing essential forms of scientific writing and communication. A Companion Website contains instructor's lecture slides and all images from the text in PowerPoint format (www.oup.com/us/hofmann). Ideal as a free-standing textbook for courses on writing in the biological sciences - as well as an accompanying text or reference guide in courses and laboratories with writing-intensive components - this indispensable handbook gives students the tools they need to succeed in their undergraduate science careers and beyond.

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Angelika H. Hofmann is Instructor of Scientific Writing at Yale University.

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5.0 out of 5 stars A must-have March 23 2014
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Well-written, filled with examples, and clean.

You can definitely use this as a timeless reference tool, and trust me if it's your thing it's a fun book to read through like any other. I'm like that, and I found this book to be a golden tome of knowledge and tools.
5.0 out of 5 stars useful for professionals too, not just students Feb. 18 2014
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I was working on a long and complicated journal article, and decided to do a "refresher course" (on my own) in scientific writing. I borrowed this book from the University Library, and found it so helpful that I ordered a copy. The explanations, recommendations, and examples are clear and effective. The book provides tools and guidelines that I will continue to use in the future.

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