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Best. Paper. Ever.

I’ll admit it. I’m biased toward brevity. It’s hard to write succinctly, though. Blaise Pascal knew it (“I have made this letter longer than usual, only because I have not had time to make it shorter”). Shakespeare knew it, too … Continue reading

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[This article originally appeared in BRIT’s former newsletter publication, Iridos, Issue 20(2) 2009.] “Hell — is sitting on a hot stone reading your own scientific publications.” ~ Erik Ursin, fish biologist (in Sand-Jensen 2007) One of my favorite journal articles … Continue reading

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A 54-Year Celebration

The Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (JBRIT) is celebrating its 54th year of continuous publication. It all started when Lloyd H. Shinners—a member of the Southern Methodist University (SMU) faculty and a prolific botanical researcher and writer … Continue reading

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