Category Archives: Literature

On copyediting

Copyediting is an activity that when not being actively maligned tends to be overlooked. But it’s a necessary step in science communication and publishing because clarity of expression is pretty darned crucial to getting your message across and avoiding misunderstandings. … Continue reading

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On Peer Review

(This is a guest blog I wrote for the Research Information Network.) I’m a fan of peer review. There, I’ve said it. And I’m not saying it in the way that Sir Winston Churchill famously spoke of democracy; ‘the worst … Continue reading

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One of these things does not mean what you think it does. The homeobox protein Prox1 is a negative modulator of ERRα/PGC-1α bioenergetic functions

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