Emojis in articles? It’s the BMJ’s Christmas issue!

The BMJ has an annual tradition of publishing a light-hearted article during the festive period. This year Vikas O’Reilly-Shah, Grant Lynde, and Craig Jabaley ask whether it’s time to start using emojis in biomedical research articles.

Judging from Table 1 in the paper, it’s a suggestion that has potential!

O’Reilly-Shah Vikas N, Lynde Grant C, Jabaley Craig S. Is it time to start using the emoji in biomedical literature? BMJ 2018; 363 :k5033