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Unformatted text preview: 7.18 Day 21 Agenda Discussion section Polishing your writing Elements of a Discussion Section Summarize findings presented in the Results section. State what you expected to find and why. Compare your findings with those of previous reports. Cite the literature! Explain (un)expected results: deduce and hypothesize. Point out shortcomings of your work and define unsettled points. Discuss theoretical and practical implications of your work. End with a short summary or conclusion about the works importance. The Discussion tells a story - or makes an argument - that relates to the big picture issues mentioned in your Introduction. xample Discussion section from following article removed due to opyright reasons. Please see eng, et al. The EMBO Journal 24 (2005): 138-148. st paragraph: restates context & justification of work. nd paragraph: summary of conclusions; comparison to background rd paragraph: unexpected result & implications th paragraph: explanation of unexpected result xample Discussion section from following article removed due to...
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