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Nature Communications

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Duration first review round 2.3 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 4.9 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 12 days compare →
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Average number of review reports 2.8 compare →
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Quality of review reports 3.8 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 3.6 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 3.2 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 10.1 weeks. Overall rating: 2 (moderate). Outcome: Rejected.

The review process is quite long. The editor decided to send out the manuscript for review after two weeks upon initial submission. We received the comments from reviewers 8 weeks later. It seems that the whole process is time consuming and the manuscript tracking system is clumsy.

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Disciplines: General, Physics, Chemistry

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