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Instructions

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    1.Introduction

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    c;Plsamuhidiscip1inaryacademicjournalcosponsoredbyNationalNaturalScienceFoundationofChinaandChinAcady

    0fSciencesandspub1ishedm0nthlybyScienceinChinaPressandTaylorandFrancisThisJournalaimsatpresenttng"p-d.'en't.

    achievementsofhighcreativityandgreatsignificanceineveryfieldofnaturalscience.Contributionsfromauthorsofall"ationalit'arewl.om

    C0ntributorsarestr[)nglvencouragedtoreadtheseinstructionscarefullybeforepreparingamanuscriptforsubmissiona"dtohekthemnu.'ptto

    compliancewiththesenotesbeforesubmittingitforpublication.

    2.SubmittingaPapertoProgressinNaturalSt.ience

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    addressandteleDhone/faxnumbers.Pleasealsosupplythenamesof5

    6recommendedreferees.ForauthorswhosenativelanguageisChinese,please sendthreecopiesofthemanuscriptinChinese(withoutfigures,tablesandreferences).Anelectronicversionottherevisedmanuscriptisrequired?

    Pleasenotethatifthesubmissionisnotaccepted,manuscriptswillnotbereturnedtotheauthorunlessspecdied-

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    shortenthem,ifnecessary.

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    developmentofsuchsubjects.Reviewoftheacademicachievementsacquiredbyascientistorgroupofscientistswhohavesystematicallyworkedonthis

    subjectwillbemostencouraged.Reviewarticlesshouldbe8journalpagesonaverage,includingfigures,tablesandreferences.

    ScientificPapers:Reportsoforiginalsignificantachievementsorbreakthroughsinvariousfieldsofscience.Scientificpapersshouldbe5journalpages

    onaverage.

    ShortCommunicationsandLetters:Shortcommunicationsarereportsbystagesoforiginalresearchinvariousfieldsofscience.Lettersareshortreports

    ofnoveldiscoveriesofscientificresearchinfieldsofcommoninterest,orthediscussionoforcommentonapaperrecentlypublishedinthisjourna1.

    Thesepapersshouldbeupto4and2journalpagesrespectively.

    LaboratoryCommunications:AbriefreportonrecentmajorachievementsandnewdiscoveriesmadebyaStateKeyLaboratoryinChina,including

    theirmajorcontent,background,progressandscientificsignificance;academiccontributionsofleadingresearchmembers;aswellasmajorinternational

    academicexchangesorganizedbythelaboratories.Thesereportsshouldbe2to3journalpages.

    AcademicForum:Thissectionaimsatenliveningtheacademicatmosphereandpromotingsc

ientificinnovation.Thesepapersaregenerally23journal

    Pages.

    Writingyourpaper

    ?Manuscriptsshouldbetypedin12PcharactersonsinglesidesofgoodqualitywhiteA4paper.doublespacedthroughout.

    .Manuscriptsshouldbecompiledinthefollowingorder:title;abstract;keywords;maintext;acknowledgments;appendixes(asappropriate);

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    ?Thetitleofthepapershouldbeadescriptiveclausenotafullsentenceandcontainsomekeywordsforindexingpurposes.Thetitleshouldbenomore

    than80characters,includingspaces.

    ?Abstractsof7O

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    significanceoftheresearchtothegeneralreader,conveythepaper'smainpointandoutlinetheresultsorconclusions.

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    5keywordsorphrasesshouldbeprovidedaftertheabstracttoserveasguidelinesforindexing 0Sectionheadingsshouldbeconciseandnumberedsequentially.usingadecimalsystemforsubsections.

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    snameand,whenknown,thepaper'sreferencenumber.1anedrawingsshoulduseheavylinesorboxesforemphasizingormarkingofftheareasof

    figures.Scalebarsshouldbeputinsidephoto-micrographs.

    ?Tablesshouldbedrawnwith3horizontal1ines.atthetopandbottomofthetableandbetweenthecolumnheadingsandthetablebody.Vertical

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    themwitha),b),...,thengiveabriefexplanationunderthetable

    .ReferencesshouldbelistedinthesameorderascitedinthetextUnpublishedpapers,academicdegreetheses,preprintandpersonallettersshould

    notbereferenced,butmaybeplacedinthefootnotes.Referencesaretobecitedasfoilows: Books:DayF.W.andEmonsTAnIntroductiontoErgodisTheory2ndEd,London:ChapmanandHal1.1980.3O35.

    Articleinajournal:LianJ.,WangJ.,"F.etalDynamicsofconditionedvisualflightorientationinDrosophila.ProgressinNaturalScience,1998,

    8(5):573585.

    Collections:HardieR.C.AnovelgassensorbysemiconductorsIn:ProgressinNaturalSensoryPhysiology.Berlin:SpringerVerlag.1983.15.

    Proceedings:XiCF.TheexperiencesandproblemsonsoilclassificationinChina.In:ProceedingsofSoilClassificationandSoilGeography

    (inChinese).Hangzhou,china,Ju1y25,2002,5.

    Patent:PlankC.J.TheUSPatent4O8149O.1978O215.

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