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Sci. Signal., 6 December 2011
Vol. 4, Issue 202, p. eg11
[DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.2002710]

EDITORIAL GUIDES

The Complex Art of Telling It Simply

Michael B. Yaffe1,2*

1 Chief Scientific Editor of Science Signaling, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1200 New York Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, USA.
2 Professor, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, The Broad Institute, Departments of Biology and Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

Abstract: If the results of collaborations between experimentalists and computational biologists are hard to understand for those in the collaboration, then reviewers and readers of the paper will also struggle. Thus, authors are encouraged to present the results of these studies as clearly as possible and to avoid obscure, convoluted, jargonistic, or impenetrable descriptions.

* E-mail: myaffe{at}aaas.org

Citation: M. B. Yaffe, The Complex Art of Telling It Simply. Sci. Signal. 4, eg11 (2011).

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