As it brings forth equally-chances and struggles, opportunities, and failures, wishes and disappointments, it becomes imperative to choose our area of focus, wisely.
From the corridors of laboratories, science has found its way to our mobile screens. Digital media and social apps have pulverized the boundaries between a published paper and the public. Today a scientist can communicate and share his progress with everyone on the planet irrespective of his background. During the pandemic, Twitter brought an evolution in the minds of people about research and science.
“What is the side effect of paracetamol? Why can’t my kid get vaccinated? Which vaccine is more effective?” The patients and worried parents were looking all over on internet to treasure trove the answers to these questions. In such a scenario and many of its likes, Google becomes the go-to database for information, but it, unfortunately, lead to misinformation, misdiagnosis, spurious remedies, all heading to graver damage to health.
“We are sorry to inform you that your submission is rejected”- This is something you never want to hear or read but this is most often experienced. These words are disheartening. When we start research, it becomes a dream to see that work turning into pages of a journal.
Peer Review is the process of evaluation of manuscripts submitted for scientific publication in journals/books, pre-clinical or clinical study reports, research progress reports etc., by experts or peers with similar competence as manuscript authors. It plays a pivotal role in scholarly publications with objective to ascertain quality, reliability and credibility of the work reported in…