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ASK Scientific is a Cambridge-based company consisting of PhD, post-doctoral researchers, from Cambridge University. We help clients across the world improve the quality of their English research papers. We offer technical translation from 11 languages to English to help non-native English speakers who prefer to write in their own language. Discover our range of publication services, and let us 'Help You Communicate Your research'!
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Prevention, treatment, prognosis, diagnosis, complications of Zika Virus and known measures to restrict further spread and recurrence

By | 2017-05-17T11:30:35+00:00 July 7th, 2016|Categories: General Science|Tags: |

Zika virus infection is caused by a mosquito borne flavivirus. The suspected links of Zika virus (ZIKV) with neurological disorders, as well as neonatal malformations, is a major global health concern. In February 2016, the WHO was compelled to declare ZIKV Infection as an International Public Health Emergency. This is the second article of this series [...]

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ASK Scientific’s new Technical Translator Tool

By | 2017-05-17T11:30:35+00:00 July 1st, 2016|Categories: ASK Scientific News|Tags: , |

We created ASK Translator to help non-native English-speaking researchers with technical translation of words and combined it with the ability to check their meanings. […]

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Zika Virus: Life cycle and pathogenicity in humans

By | 2017-05-17T11:30:35+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Categories: General Science|Tags: |

The Zika outbreak is a major global public health emergency. In this article we discuss Zika virus life cycle and pathogenicity to understand virus transmission, infection mechanism and spread in humans. […]

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Interview with Dr Giles Yeo

By | 2017-05-17T11:30:36+00:00 January 31st, 2016|Categories: Videos|

ASK Scientific recently interviewed Dr Giles Yeo, Director of Genomics, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge. Dr Yeo's research group studies the molecular mechanisms underlying the central control of food intake and body-weight. His group is part of one of the world's foremost institutes studying metabolic diseases (obesity, diabetes and related diseases). In addition to undertaking cutting edge [...]

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Winners of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine announced!

By | 2015-10-05T14:26:24+00:00 October 5th, 2015|Categories: Science News|Tags: |

Nobel Prize recognises discoveries of novel therapies against parasitic infections. […]

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How do you increase your research manuscript’s chances of journal acceptance?

By | 2017-05-17T11:30:36+00:00 September 24th, 2015|Categories: ASK Scientific News|Tags: , , , |

Why not ask the journal's editor!   After months of research work, you write up your results, submit the manuscript to the journal that tops your wish list and... it gets rejected! Unfortunately, rejected without even going through the peer review process. Well, you’re not alone. According to Elsevier, the largest academic publisher, up to 50 [...]

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Know Nos of Scientific Writing

By | 2017-05-17T11:30:36+00:00 August 10th, 2015|Categories: Scientific Writing Tips|Tags: |

Scientific work is very precise and this can only be reflected when the write-up about such work is also precise. The idea such a document conveys is the meticulous effort that a scientist invests.  Knowing some of the causes that could trip you or lull you into a false sense of having written up a good [...]

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Get your ‘Title’ right!

By | 2017-05-17T11:30:36+00:00 June 24th, 2015|Categories: Scientific Writing Tips|Tags: |

You have written up a good paper with excellent work and some really interesting findings, but do you really need to bother about the title of the article?  Will the work not stand on its own merit? Does it still need an alluring title? The answer to all above questions is a definite YES! [...]

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Baby born from ovarian tissue frozen when mother was a child!

By | 2016-10-06T12:43:15+00:00 June 10th, 2015|Categories: Science News|Tags: |

A baby boy was born from ovarian tissue cryopreserved (frozen) when the mother was 14 years old. The mother (now 27 years old) had to undergo treatment for sickle-cell anaemia before her menarche. The treatment involved myeloablative (severe/complete depletion of bone marrow cells) conditioning as part of the stem cell transplantation procedure used to treat the condition. [...]

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Prevention, treatment and prognosis of Ebola and known measures to restrict further spread and recurrence

By | 2017-05-17T11:30:36+00:00 March 18th, 2015|Categories: General Science|Tags: |

The Ebola outbreak continues to be a major global concern and in this second article of the series on Ebola virus, we focus on measures taken to control the Ebola virus disease (EVD). The World Health Organisation (WHO) is actively seeking international medical help to treat patients in West Africa and to confine the disease to [...]

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