How to Write a Scientific Peer Review: A Guide for the New Reviewer

Posted on January 31, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D. At some point in almost every scientist’s early career, he or she is asked to peer review a research paper for a journal...

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing Erin Zimmerman

A primer on sigma factor regulation of gene expression

Posted on January 24, 2017

By Ryan Buensuceso, Ph.D. Genes are the basic element of living things, most of them carrying the information to make proteins from DNA through a...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press

Meet the Editor: Dr. Chris Yost, Canadian Journal of Microbiology

Posted on January 17, 2017

On July 1st, 2016, the Canadian Journal of Microbiology welcomed Drs. Chris Yost and Kari Dunfield as the journal’s new Editors. Chris is the...

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Solving a 150-Year-Old Fossil Mystery From the Canadian Arctic

Posted on January 10, 2017

By Tyler Irving This neck vertebra (left), found in Nunavut by a Royal Navy captain searching for the lost Franklin expedition, belonged to a creature...

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Filed Under: Tyler Irving Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences