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Publishing a Comment

  1. Jul 8, 2012 #1
    For a project in my AP Chemistry course, I recreated an experiment from a journal. I was able to obtain better results than previously documented by improving some steps. I however don't have much to actually add to the study or its conclusions. Is there a way I can submit my new information with out having to do a full blown article?
     
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  3. Jul 9, 2012 #2
    In astrophysics, there is a "mini-journal" called Astrophysics Journal Letters that publishes relatively short (3-4 page) comments on an article.

    Your best bet would probably be to contact the authors of the journal article by e-mail. If they mention your improvements in any future articles, it's customary to mention the people involved in an acknowledgements section.
     
  4. Jul 11, 2012 #3
    Cool. Is there anything similar for chemistry?

    I'm attempting to figure out most of the process and the information I'll need before contacting the authors.
     
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