Math? Ick!

Publications that are full of math will probably get less attention from scientists than papers that are not, according to a study published in PNAS this week. The study's authors found that for each additional equation per page, an ecology/evolution paper received an average 28 percent fewer citations.

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In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.