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Please note our
general instructions for authors.
After you log in, you will first be asked to fill out a conflict of interest form
our policy and a copy of the forms) and complete an exclusive Publishing License via a click-through
(click here for
more information on this License). Please have relevant conflict of interest information ready for yourself and all
co-authors, and for the license, your title and author list. Note that once you have filled out and transmitted these
forms, you will not be able to make any revisions to them via this WWW site. Any proposed modifications must be sent
directly to the Science editorial office. You can, however, complete these forms and return later to upload your files. You
can also decide to send us a hard copy rather than filling out the forms online.
For most solicited manuscripts (except Reviews) we prefer to receive your text as a MS
Word file and figures as PDF, EPS, or JPG files. If you are working in
LaTeX, please see our instructions
and use our LaTeX template, and include both a PS
file and the source files in your upload. For Reviews
only, allowable file formats are Word (.doc), .EPS, .PS, .PDF and .PRN files.
We can also receive your paper as a PDF file, but please also include
an editable text file in the upload. Our submission site will ask you to
verify or add information on the following fields. Some information will
already be entered. Please correct this information as appropriate:
Names and addresses, including email addresses, of all authors
Text version of the title and abstract (you can paste this in from your
manuscript file); Please correct the title.
A text version of the cover letter. Please
provide future contact and any travel information for the corresponding
author (and alternate contacts if appropriate). Please do not upload a
"cover letter" file.
Our submission site allows you to return repeatedly to the site and
update information BEFORE completing your final submission. You can use
your User ID and password to return at any time to complete your
submission. You can also use your Web Submission ID, which you will see
once you click continue below. However, once you indicate that a
submission is complete, you will not be allowed to update files via this
web site, unless we detect an error (you will be notified; see below). If
you later find that you have uploaded an incorrect file or have not
uploaded your complete manuscript, please contact the Science editorial
After you have submitted a manuscript, we will check the files you have
uploaded to be sure that they are readable and in a correct format. We
will notify you, usually within one weekday, of any errors by email and
may ask you to upload one or more files again. If this is the case (that
is, if you receive an email from us describing the error) you should
follow the third link and use your Web Submission ID number to update your
This form is for submission of Science manuscripts only. Supplemental
material, such as related papers that are not yet published, should be
sent by mail to the appropriate address below. Please include your
submission ID as reference.
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