Over at BitesizeBio, Nick Oswald has some advice for researchers — make sure your manuscript is readable. Getting work published is only the beginning, Oswald says. A researcher's job is to effectively communicate his work to peers and the public, and if no one reads the manuscript, then "we might as well have not done the science in the first place," Oswald adds. "Same goes if no one gets the message of what we have done, and why is it important to the field."

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