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Break the mold with a graphical abstract (Luc Cox, February 2015)

Graphical abstracts is one of many ways to adapt scientific communication to a quickly evolving media landscape. Luk Cox, scientific illustrator with a background in molecular biology, has a clear message: it is time for old dogs to learn some new tricks.
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Scientific Sketching—amazing artwork in the bio labs of IDIBAPS, Barcelona

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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Winners announced in third Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards

The winners of the third Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards have been announced.

Andreas Møgelhøj, The Geek That Speaks: ”My dream is to create a tech talk revolution”

Andreas Møgelhøj, Danish chemist and physicist, presents some really inspiring videos on the art of tech talks exploring themes like ”The Curse of Knowledge” and the ”Big Picture Secret”.

Visual eloquency with Wordle word clouds

Word clouds can be used to create curiousity and enhance creativity. In this tutorial, Iva F. will introduce you to Wordle—a simple, fun and versatile web tool.

Stylish TED-Ed animation explains the chemistry of cookies

The educator Stephanie Warren and Augenblick studios have created a gorgeous TED-Ed video which explains the chemistry of cookies.

Using Prezi for scientific presentations

Prezi advice from Norbert Majubu, an experienced user: Use it only if you’re a self-confident presenter and only when you know what you are talking about. In addition, recognize that it is more than a presentation tool.