Ten simple rules for structuring papers

Ten simple rules for structuring papers

The paper introduced 10 simple rules for structuring a scientific paper.

  1. Focus on one big idea
  2. write for naive humans
  3. use context, content conclusion structure
  4. optimize logical flow
  5. abstract: compact summary of paper
  6. introduction: why paper matter
  7. result: why the conclusion is justified
  8. discussion: preempt criticism, give future impact
  9. allocate time wisely
  10. iterate the story

Source: https://journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol/article?id=10.1371%252Fjournal.pcbi.1005619

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