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Vip Sitaraman, bio student from University of Arizona, has stirred up some attention with his project Draw Science – the world’s first open access journal entirely based on visual explanations.
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Drawing is not an archaic skill; it is an essential part of the modern scientist's toolkit. Science communicator/illustrator Bethann Garramon Merkle explains why.
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Making science more accessible by summarising research with simple graphics – that is the idea of deSciphered, a project initiated by the Cambridge student George Foot.
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An urban life drawing event in Barcelona inspired the staff at IDIBAPS, a center dedicated to research in the field of biomedicine. In the fall of 2014, the doors to the labs were opened for drawing artists—with stunning results.
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We are happy to present an interview with the winner of this year’s Dance Your Ph.D. contest, Uma Nagendra from University of Georgia.
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For many years, students at the Faculty of Engineering of Lund University have maintained an advent calendar tradtion. In this web based calendar, every window contains a scientific experiment and an explanation.
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Scientists at IRB Barcelona wanted to raise awareness and support for research into cancer, Alzheimer’s and diabetes. The result: a very professional and captivating video, full of happy dance moves.