Impact Factors are not a measure of the science; their mis-use has made a mess of publishing, reading, and evaluating good science.
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Fluorescence vs. Fluorescent
Fluorescence – the noun
the fluorescence was measured by a fluorometer
fluorescence anisotropy experiments
change in fluorescence
real-time fluorescence assays
phosphorescence, chemiluminescence, bioluminescence
Fluorescent – the adjective
a fluorescent probe
Former and Latter
former – the first of two listed items or concepts
latter – the second of two listed items of concepts
Neither can be used with more than two items.
Respectively and Respectfully
used when listing several items in a line and then listing the related results or outcomes. Must be in same order and all items and all results should be presented in same formats.
often over used or used when not needed (only one item and only one result)
and not ‘in respect to’