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    Liane G. Benning shares the process she went through as part of participating in Springer Nature Storytellers at Berlin Science Week.

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    Find out how these journal editors were able to restore their journal as a leader in its field.

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    Theoretical physicist Olga Smirnova on what she learned from participating in Springer Nature Storytellers at Berlin Science Week.

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  • An audience likes to see the 'human' in scientists: Lessons from Springer Nature Storytellers

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