Use a spellchecker, but be aware that they don’t catch all mistakes.
- “When we consider the animal as a hole,…” Student’s paper
- Your spellchecker may not recognize scientific terms.
- Don’t, use, unnecessary, commas.
- Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.
The keyword is to read, read and read a zillion times before sending the manuscript out for any evaluation. As an author, one small comma, missing or otherwise, could mean a lot of different interpretations.