Author Guidelines

Instructions for Authors


Types of papers: Manuscripts of applied research in the fields of Biological Sciences, Epigenomics and Epigenetics, Plant Biology, Solar Physics, Computational Statistics, Reproductive Biotechnology, Applied Physics & Nanotechnology, and Chemistry and Nanotechnology are encouraged. The journal publishes experimental and observational studies, short communications, reviews, theoretical and computational analyses, as well as case reports relevant to these scientific fields. Letters to the editor will also be considered.


Original articles: on topics of broad interest within the scientific fields. The word count of such articles is no more than 3500 words (maximum of 8 printed pages). Abstract, acknowledgment, references, or tables/figures are excluded from this word count. The number of references should not exceed 45.


Review articles: A comprehensive and fully referenced article on important topics to most international readers within the journal's scope. The maximum word count of the main manuscript is 4000 words, in addition to a brief abstract and 1-2 figures/tables. The number of references should not exceed 50.


Correspondence and Letters to the Editor: Maximum length of 400 words related to papers recently published in the Journal or reporting concise reports of remarkable or preliminary findings with no original data. One table or figure is allowed, and no more than 10 references.


Case Reports: thoroughly documented reports describing unusual presentations or have important diagnostic and/or therapeutic implications within the journal's scientific fields shall be considered. The word count is no more than 1500 words. One table or figure is allowed, and a maximum of 15 references.


Editorial: Representing the viewpoints of the journal's editorial team and written by them or by invited authors.


Manuscript Template

Manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Science should adhere to the following sections’ structure and criteria:


  1. Cover letter
    • Should be signed by all contributors.
    • Include sources of funding and disclosure of conflicts of interest.
    • Include Prior Publication Certification, Assignment of any and all copyrights, and Conflict of Interest Disclosure statement.


  1. Title Page
    • Title: Should be concise and informative (no more than 2 printed lines).
    • Author information:
      • Author’s name(s).
      • Author’s affiliation(s): department, institution, city, country. Affiliations should be in the same order as names.
      • For each author, two main academic credentials should be stated.
      • Corresponding author’s email address.


  1. Abstract
  • Length and Structure: The abstract should not exceed 250 words and must be structured into the following sections:
  1. Objective: Clearly state the main goal of the research.
  2. Methods: Summarize the study design, setting, participants, and main methods used.
  3. Results: Highlight the most significant findings of the study.
  4. Conclusion: Sum up the main implications of the findings.
  • Clarity and Conciseness: The abstract should be written in a clear, concise, and easy-to-understand manner. Avoid using complex terminology and abbreviations.
  • No Citations: Do not include any references or citations in the abstract.
  • Consistency: Ensure that the content of the abstract is consistent with the content of the full manuscript.
  • Language: The abstract can be written in either Arabic or English, but it should adhere to high standards of grammar and spelling in the chosen language.
  • Originality: The abstract should be original and not a duplication of the content in the manuscript.
  • Keywords: Include 3 to 5 keywords to facilitate article indexing.


  1. Main text
    • Consists of the following sections, each starting on a new page: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Conflict of Interest, Disclosure, and Ethical Approval.
    • In Materials and methods, include vendor(s) (name, city, country) for products/devices used.
    • By the end of Materials and methods section, specify statistical program used (version, company name, city, country).
    • The font should be Times New Roman.


  1. References
    • Should be listed serially in Arabic numerals, following the order they appear in the text.
    • Should be placed in brackets with a superscript, e.g., patients [1,3].
    • Follow the American Medical Association (AMA) referencing style.


  1. Tables, Figures, and Images
    • Include callouts in the text.
    • Provide concise informative headings above tables and below figures/images.
    • Include a scale and scale bar for photomicrographs.
    • Submit bar graphs in color.
    • Ensure clear labeling of illustrations, which should be arranged symmetrically, in portrait or landscape orientation.
    • Ensure consistency in before-and-after photographs regarding size, position, and lighting.
    • Accompany all illustrations with legends placed on a separate page at the end of the manuscript.
    • Change the color mode for digital art from RGB to CMYK, with a minimum dpi of 300.
    • Color immunohistochemistry and pathology slides, including the magnification ratio.


  1. Reprints: Five (5) reprints per paper will be supplied upon request.


A signed Author/s' release form, Prior Publication Certification, Assignment of any and all copyright, and Conflict of Interest Disclosure statement and metadata form with ORCid number must be sent with the submitted manuscript.


After Acceptance

Once accepted, the article will be processed. After typesetting is complete, the corresponding author will be asked to confirm all authors names, arrangement & affiliations and will have to transfer their copyrights to KAU “The Publisher”. Once accomplished, the corresponding author will receive the article proof to make sure of the accuracy of typesetting. Significant changes in authorship and/or content are not permitted without the Editor’s approval. After publication of the article, additional changes may be allowed only as an erratum.