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Aug 17, 2015
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5 easy steps to using "Ask Our Editors":

  1. Register free to Nature Masterclasses. Or simply sign in if you've signed up previously.
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  3. Type your question and hit "Submit". There's a limit of 200 characters but to write more, simply use the additional text box, which has a 400 character limit.
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  5. If you find the answer useful, vote for it, to bring it to others’ attention.

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Jen Thoroughgood

Former Head of Communities, Springer Nature

I'm no longer with Springer Nature so please send your community-related queries to communities@nature.com. Thanks!