Daily Archives: October 22, 2010

Big mushrooms

My mother sent us matsutake mushrooms wrapped by bamboo leaves.  They have characteristic scent; some people like it some people don’t just like it just like truffes.  It is the flavor in fall in Japan. We are planning to bake one of them tomorrow.  We will see whether Katya likes it.

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A paper revised

I was writing a new paper in my office, when an e-mail arrived telling that my second last paper had been reviewed. When you want your paper to be published in a scientific journal, unless you are asked, the paper need to be reviewed by a couple of scientific professionals, who read the paper and give questions and comments to you.  If they do not like the paper, it could simply be rejected.  The authors must answer to the questions and comments and revise the paper accordingly. My reviewers were in favor of my manuscript, so I did not have to change much.  Even though, it took some time to … Continue reading

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