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Why LaTeX?

Published: Feb. 20, 2013

Many scientists swear by LaTeX, while others prefer Word or LibreOffice. I personally use LaTeX for any serious scientific writing. But for which reasons do people use LaTeX?

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Science 2.0: Blog system that supports scientific articles

Published: Feb. 20, 2013
For a long time it has been difficult to include special formatting like mathematical or chemical formulae, footnotes, figures with numbers, and reference lists in HTML documents. Alex and Gundula Clausen implemented these features for this blog in a way similar to LaTeX. Scientific articles can therefore be presented as blog articles and not only provided as PDF downloads. This is in my opinion the future of scientific publishing.

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