Questions and comments roundup: December

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Jan 03, 2017
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This month, there was an interesting conversation around the extent to which it is appropriate to include interpretation of your results within the Results section of a paper - an aspect of scientific writing that can be tricky to judge. The conversation took place in the comments section of the post Discussion: The most difficult part of writing a paper. The conversation stems from the video Writing the Results section.

Nature Masterclasses users also continued to give us their thoughts on How writing a paper can help you to plan and conduct your research - there have been some really thought-provoking contributions about the different processes people use when thinking about writing.

We also had an interesting question about the length of time reviews take at Nature journals. Thanks to our Editor Elisa De Ranieri for answering this question.

Thanks to everyone who has asked a question or shared an opinion. It's easy to get involved with Nature Masterclasses. If you have a question about any aspect of scientific writing and publishing, visit the Ask Our Editors page, and select the Ask a question button.

Many of the posts on the site are open to commenting - if you have something to add to the discussion, please let everyone know!


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