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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Tutorials

This training, "Reading Scientific Papers", from the Office of Intramural Education & Training from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is excellent.  It's well worth watching in its entirety.  If you only have a few minutes, you can skip to 17:00 when the speaker begins recommending specific steps to take to read a scientific paper. 

Articles

How to (Seriously) Read a Scientific Paper.Science | AAAS, 21 Mar. 2016, https://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2016/03/how-seriously-read-scientific-paper.

Mary Purugganan, PhD, and Jan Hewitt, PhD. “How to Read a Scientific Article,” Cain Project in Engineering and Professional Communication, Rice University, http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~cainproj/courses/HowToReadSciArticle.pdf. 

Elsevier. “Infographic: How to Read a Scientific Paper.” Elsevier Connect, https://www.elsevier.com/connect/story/career-development/career-tips-and-advice/infographic-how-to-read-a-scientific-paper. Updated April 5, 2021 .