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- Turn a gifted writer into a dull scientist
- Why are scientific publications boring?
- Ten recommendations for boring scientific writing
- Alternative writing style and variable outlets
Although scientists typically insist that their research is very exciting and adventurous when they talk to laymen and prospective students, the allure of this enthusiasm is too often lost in the predictable, stilted structure and language of their scientific publications. I present here, a top-10 list of recommendations for how to write consistently boring scientific publications. I then discuss why we should and how we could make these contributions more accessible and exciting.