The following sentences illustrate some typical
problems encountered in scientific writing that are covered in
the scientific writing class. Each sentence has a problem. Can
you guess what it is? After reviewing a sentence, click on the
check mark to its right for an analysis of the problem.
Having worked at Pfizer, I knew Dr. Smith
was familiar with the company.
These products suggest that systemically administered
CP-89,470 may be capable of attentuating the production of lipoxygenase
products in the liver, which may play a central role in the pathophysiology
The academic centers participating in the
research are the University of Southern California, Los Angeles,
California, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, and
the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas,
The introduction of standardization for the
institution of multi-drug therapy for chronic suppression and
possible eradication of HIV is imminent.
The use of protease inhibitors for treating
HIV-infected persons is recommended for diminishing viral load,
for increasing T cell numbers and function, and for the prevention
of disease progression.