English/Metric Units

What do the United States, Liberia, and Myanmar have in common? Not much, but we are the only countries in the world that don’t use the metric system. Regardless of your opinion in the metric/English debate, we often find ourselves using both standards on a daily...

Thr33s and 7even7

One, two, three,…you know the drill. Spell out numbers under 10 right? Wrong. The 7th edition of the Council of Science Editors (CSE) revises this rule. It is now acceptable to use a numeral in place of writing out a number. This new rule (or rule change) makes...

Express Yourself

Mathematics and writing are two very different subjects; therefore, it can be hard to seamlessly transition from one to the other in a technical report or other document. When including a mathematical expression in your writing, it is important to keep several things...