In today’s , I write about how to read a scientific paper in the middle of a pandemic
This article hits the nail on its embarrassing giant head
A lot of people are reading scientific papers for the first time these days, hoping to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some tips from  
Good piece by on how to read a scientific paper, but I think he misses one important problem with scientific writing. Even those of us who have studied writing and/or won awards for our popular writing, when we submit to Nature or Science… 1/3
And one more great quote: "the nature of the scientific paper. It’s never a revelation of absolute truth. At best, it’s a status report on our best understanding of nature’s mysteries."
Published scientific research is a peculiar literary genre that can take some getting used to. Our science columnist shares what he’s learned from reading tens of thousands of papers in search of new advances to write about.
A lot of people are reading scientific papers for the first time these days, hoping to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some tips from  
A lot of people are reading scientific papers for the first time these days, hoping to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some tips from  
A lot of people are reading scientific papers for the first time these days, hoping to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some tips from  
A lot of people are reading scientific papers for the first time these days, hoping to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some tips from  
A lot of people are reading scientific papers for the first time these days, hoping to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some tips from  
A lot of people are reading scientific papers for the first time these days, hoping to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some tips from  
This story by is wonderful #scicomm that can be used to teach undergraduates how to read scientific papers. I plan to bookmark it for my classes.
How to read scientific papers. This is kind of a long way to explain, but maybe it works for you.
How You Should Read Coronavirus Studies, or Any Science Paper
"...Just because scientific papers are easier to get hold of doesn’t mean that they are easy to make sense of."
The first published science journal, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, was published in 1667 and consisted mostly of letters and brief dispatches with titles such as “An account of the improvement of optick glasses"
NYT Times runs piece on how to read a preprint or scientific paper for it's audience. Should general public be doing this? Should reporters report on preprints?
“Just like sonnets, sagas and short stories, scientific papers are a genre with its own unwritten rules, rules that have developed over generations.“ From
The pandemic publication challenges 1. Such rapid review amidst a torrent of submissions by 2. How to interpret by 3. Preprint problems by
I wrote about how to read a scientific paper during a pandemic. We’ve come a long way since “An account of a very odd monstrous calf.”
I got investigated by Congress for doing this: "When you read through a scientific paper, it’s important to maintain a healthy skepticism"
In workaday practice, science is often muddling through, and not the pristine reconstructed science described in research publications — theory, hypothesis, experiment, data, hypothesis confirmed or not.
I love Carl Zimmer but this article that delivers nothing promised by the headline.
“Many scientists don’t get much training in writing. It can be hard to figure out what question a paper is tackling, how the results answer it and why it matters.” Wonderful take on reading scientific literature by science writer ⁦⁩!
A lot of people are turning to scientific papers for the first time to try and understand the #coronavirus pandemic. Here are some tips on how you should read #COVID19 studies, or any #science paper
How You Should Read Coronavirus Studies, or Any Science Paper
How You Should Read #Coronavirus Studies, or Any Science Paper
How You Should Read #coronavirus Studies, or Any Science Paper: Published scientific research, like any piece of writing, is a peculiar literary genre via &
How You Should Read Coronavirus Studies, or Any Science Paper
Useful article on how to read a scientific article (for non-scientists)
How You Should Read Coronavirus Studies, or Any Science Paper HT #science #scichat #sciencetwitter
How You Should Read Coronavirus Studies, or Any Science Paper: Published scientific research, like any piece of writing, is a peculiar literary genre.
How You Should Read Coronavirus Studies, or Any Science Paper
Sometimes they get it right!
From : "If I call scientists and simply ask them to tell me about what they’ve done, they can offer me a riveting narrative of intellectual exploration. But on the page, we readers have to assemble the story for ourselves."
RT : How to Read a Coronavirus Study, or Any Science Paper - The New York Times
How to Read a Coronavirus Study, or Any Science Paper
How You Should Read #coronavirus Studies, or Any Science Paper: Published scientific research, like any piece of writing, is a peculiar literary genre. via
Scientific papers as a literary genre.
How You Should Read #coronavirus Studies, or Any Science Paper via
A nice article and great reporter but one bristles at this statement: “Part of the problem may be that many scientists don’t get much training in writing.” 99% of America feels this way about NYT. Is there just 1 way of writing:whatever the NYT publishes?