Sixth Edition   ©2017

Writing Papers in the Biological Sciences

Victoria E. McMillan (Colgate University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-04713-0; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-04713-9; Format: Spiral Bound, 288 pages

Trusted, accessible guidance for better writing in Biology

Written by a professional biologist who is also an experienced writing teacher, this comprehensive guide for students writing in biology, zoology, and botany provides detailed instruction on researching, drafting, revising, and documenting papers, reviews, poster presentations, and other forms of science writing.

The sixth edition features an expanded and revised chapter 1 on research strategies and sources, a greater diversity of examples from different subdisciplines (molecular biology, animal ecology, and genetics), and new technology tips throughout for searching databases and using software designed for charts, graphs, note-taking, and documentation.