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Comments that we like to see:

Add value. Provide constructive, well-informed thoughts that further the discussion. Share your knowledge and experience to help other researchers reading the blog.

Have been proofread. We welcome well thought out comments, but avoid providing several paragraphs or multiple comments in a row. At the same time, if you want to respond with “Cool” or “Great post,” tell us why.

Read the full blog. Think of a meaningful way to add to the conversation versus letting your inner Hulk out on something that may be explored more later on in the blog.

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Impersonations. Don’t pretend to be someone else and post your own content. If you want to provide more information on a topic but it it’s yours, cite it.

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