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Of use of the active voice by scientists - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Feb 11, 2011

Immediately before the ScienceOnline2001 meeting, well-known science writer Carl Zimmer wrote a piece on his blog titled Death to Obfuscation! In it he wrote, […] Scientists have a fierce passion for the passive voice. I suspect it has to do with the abject humility that they claim as a virtue of their profession. No one has … Read More