> I am reading an article in which, first, some given "p-results" are
> obtained, and, second, these are afterwards transformed and expressed as the
> "NEGATIVE base-10 logarithm of the p-value".
> My question is if anyone could indicate how is such transformation achieved
> with R and how are they expressed exponentially, as in for example 1.8E-18.
so a p-value of 1.8e-18 (i.e., 1.8 times 10^-18) would correspond to
a value of 17.74