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Science Advances

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Duration first review round 5.7 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 6.2 mnths compare →
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Average number of review reports 3.0 compare →
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Overall rating manuscript handling 5.0 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 24.7 weeks. Overall rating: 5 (excellent). Outcome: Accepted.

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The editorial board was promptly responsive to inquiries about the status of the paper. They handled it professionally, and paid attention to details. Though the initial review took a long time, it was thorough and the editor was unbiased. They also helped with the media coverage to some extent. The typesetting and formatting assistance offered by the journal is helpful. The article processing charge is not low, but it is not as high as comparable journals. Other than the long first round of review time, all the other aspects were positive about my experience with the journal.

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