At Bitesize Bio, Suzanne Kennedy notes “a growing problem, especially amongst newer members of the scientific community, of people reading ahead to the conclusions of the paper and taking them as fact without having read the methods and results sections, or critically analyzing the data.” Her blog post aims to combat that, so head on over there for a brush-up on what you should be looking for in each section of a journal paper.

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