Urban Computing: Facing the Big Challenges of Big Cities

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Nowadays, big cities face big issues such as traffic congestion, air pollution, and energy consumption. These big issues in big cities can be tackled by using big data (which means treatment of large volumes of data). It is precisely what…Read more

SIRIUS: The Brightest Star in Brazil

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Named after the brightest star in the night sky, Sirius is one of the first fourth-generation synchrotron light sources in the world and is located in the city of Campinas in São Paulo state, Brazil. The most complex and the…Read more

Microscopy: How Scientists Use Fluorescence To See Inside Cells

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A great part of the scientist’s routine is to design and perform experiments. The combination of laboratory techniques will answer most of the questions proposed by scientists, and the workflow to suggest new methods depends on the scientist’s background and…Read more

Hardships Faced by Researchers in Life-Science After Covid

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Over a period of one year, the world has changed forever. COVID pandemic is giving hard times to sectors like healthcare, epidemiological studies, economy, and manufacturers all over the world. Research scientists are not spared from the impact. In fact,…Read more

How to create a graphical abstract for Elsevier – 2021 edition

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In the last couple of years, the number of journals that request a graphical abstract to submit a paper has increased, which is expected because communicating science through a visual way has become each day more essential, for better understanding…Read more

The Magnetic Revolution: The Venus Flytrap Action Potential

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Dionaea muscipula popularly known as Venus Flytrap is a carnivorous plant that traps its prey through modified leaves. The mechanism of action includes the swift movement of the leaf when the small prey comes in contact with it. It shuts…Read more

Mind the Graph Experience #1

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Welcome to the Mind the Graph Experience! This is the first article of a series that will share artworks (aka science figures) made by our users in the Mind the Graph platform. Even though there are today many tools that…Read more

The eyes speak the truth: Isotopes analysis of fish eyeballs reveal details of animal’s migratory path and dietary source

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That’s right, all the answers lie in the eyes. Even when it comes to the history of the fishes. The scientist Miranda Bell and his team from the University of California illustrated the use of fish eyeballs lenses to predict…Read more

How to Make Your Research Laboratory Website Look Professional

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Whether you are a professor responsible for a research laboratory or a scientist part of a research lab group, or even if you work alone, is interesting and very important to display your research work to the community. Published articles,…Read more

Terpenes Profile in Cannabis: Why They Matter

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The most discussed molecules today in the cannabis news are definitely, THC and CBD. And between these two cannabinoids, CBD is the winner, leaving THC in second place and all the other components of the plant behind. Actually, we can…Read more

How to increase the dissemination of your research

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As researchers, we all get used to a traditional structure of scientific publications and scientific works. We must write an introduction, describe the methodology, present and discuss the results, to finally wrap everything up in a conclusion. Once learned this…Read more