Miguel Panao | Professor and Author

Finding ways to improve scientific writing and academic productivity.

Boost learning is far from memorizing

We tend to forget what we know when we cease to use it in our daily life. But we never forget what we understand because it became part of our life.

Last word

Zyzzyva. This is the last word in the English dictionary. But, what are words for, anyway?

Where is the Power of Scientific Language

Scientific language is filled with metaphors which transport meaning from one reality to another. When I think about natural selection, it is important to know that Darwin recognized it as a metaphor used to explain the evolutionary principle he had in mind. However, such metaphor was later used in Social Darwinism to justify behaviors against […]