Not that I’m at all worried or anything … but the sophistication of AI tools for scientific editing just keeps growing – last July, Springer Nature announced a pilot with American Journal Experts, to give authors and editors access to AI-driven editing services that can correct grammatical errors and improve phrasing and word choice when preparing manuscripts for submission (

Now Editage has launched Digital Editing to help researchers make pre-submission language and technical edits for scientific manuscripts in less than 5 minutes. It uses machine learning algorithms to identify language and technical errors in manuscripts and provides intuitive suggestions to help authors improve their submission quality ( It is currently being used by more than 40 leading scholarly publishers and societies, including Wolters Kluwer, The Royal Society, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Emerald Publishing, and Institute of Physics.

I wonder if it can make a cup of tea while checking the flow, tone, sense and consistency of the text?