Cell Press: What you need to know + 5 tips for creating a graphical abstract

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Graphical abstracts and Cell Press If we stop for a second and analyze, graphical abstracts are very recent initiatives, being applied not more than a decade.  We can affirm that the main goal of a graphical abstract is to deliver…Read more

Andropogon virginicus: Invasive weed that could treat human diseases

Andropogon virginicus
The plant The active component of Andropogon virginicus seems to be capable of reducing complications related to diabetes and cancer, according to research from around the world. Invasive weeds like Andropogon virginicus jeopardize agricultural production and economic growth worldwide. As…Read more

Motivational Tactics: The Math Behind the Reward System

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The Reward System An internally motivated strategy controls how big an effort we put forth for accomplishing a goal.  The question is: What motivates us to give our best effort toward any goal, however seemingly insignificant it may seem? Is…Read more

Mind the Graph Experience: Nature Edition

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Nature Special Edition Welcome, everyone! Welcome to this very special edition of Mind the Graph Experience in our blog! In Mind the Graph Experience Blog articles, you are going to see science figures from published articles created using the platform…Read more

Young sea turtles trapped by plastic: Evolutionary Trap

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Turtles and plastic A study shows that plastic pollution traps young sea turtles over time.  Infant sea turtles leave beaches to raise themselves on the ocean floor after hatching. In addition, over time, these currents have accumulated an increasing amount…Read more

Nature and graphical abstracts?

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Graphical Abstracts and Nature Chemistry Presenting scientific articles in a new and innovative way to readers has been one of the scientific publishers’ main goals in the web technologies era. And graphical abstracts are a great way to accomplish that.…Read more

Visual Abstracts on Twitter: Social Media Beyond the Social

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Social media beyond the social In the past few years, due to the strong influence of social media in disseminating information, scientific journals found themselves in need of creating social media profiles to better communicate with their audience. Not only…Read more

LabCollector and Poster Maker together!

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Have you ever heard about LabCollector? LabCollector can make your life much easier as a researcher, change your researcher lifestyle, and take your lab notes and documents to the next level!  Any researcher knows how messy our computer can get…Read more

Scientific Posters – Everything You Need To Know To Make It Great! (Plus, a Free Tool)

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We all have experienced time and again that a picture is indeed worth a thousand words. The human brain can process images up to 60,000 times faster than words and in less than 1/10th of a second, we can get…Read more

The discovery of five new flora species in Bolivia by scientists

Jacquemontia Convolvulaceae
Jacquemontia (Convolvulaceae) new species Researchers discovered five new species of Jacquemontia (Convolvulaceae) in two different South American countries, Bolivia and Peru. Check out below which ones.  Bolivian and Peru are home to five new plant species discovered by researchers.  All…Read more

What is DMT? Everything Researchers Know About It

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What is DMT? DMT, or N, N-dimethyltryptamine, is a natural substance present in the leaves of an amazon plant named Psychotria Viridis, which is used within the Ayahuasca beverage that produces hallucinations and modifications in perception, emotion, and cognition for…Read more