Antioxidants promote cancer progression

Oxidative stress is bad because it can damage DNA and this is a way into cell transformation and cancer, and because antioxidants can protect cells from oxidative stress, they are good for people with cancer, right? Well, not exactly. A…Read more
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Meat, Tobacco and Cancer. Good Infographic Against Bad Media

When bad media strikes, only a very good infographic can show the public the real state of things. The EVIDENCE that processed meat causes cancer is as strong as the evidence for tobacco, but the RISK from tobacco is much…Read more
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The beauty of data visualization

This TED talk was the beggining of everything for me. David McCandless, this genious of data visualization was my first contact with data visualization and I really recommend it to everyone interest in the topic. Just a necessary warning: YOU…Read more
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Scientific Illustrations Paradise

Abandon all productive time, ye who enter here. A little adaptation from Dante´s Inferno as a warning if you want to enter, not in hell, but in a paradise of huge scientific illustrations collections. If you click in one of…Read more
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What is Mind the Graph? Free infographic maker for science

You never saw a free infographic maker like this one. Mind the Graph has everything you need to create stunning presentations, banner, posters and graphical abstracts. It’s way better infographic maker than Canva or Piktochart, when it comes to scientific…Read more
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Infographic mistakes that scientists DON´T make

A blog post listed the “Common Infographic Mistakes When Transforming Data Into An Infographic”, with the 7 cardinal sins of this transformation. They are good advice for the majority of people, but some are immune to them. Looking at this…Read more
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Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015 [infographic]

The Nobel Prize is not only a way to recognize great researchers, is a way to make big science visible to the great public. That is way is so important when the organization makes available not only a press release for journalists,…Read more
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Nobel prize 2015: fighting malaria and neglected diseases

The Nobel prize 2015 in medicine was awarded to three scientists that have studied treatments for neglected diseases, such as malaria and infections caused by parasitic worms. The Nobel prize 2015 will not be equally distributed: the Chinese researcher Youyou…Read more
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Darwin´s infographic and the only ilustration in his book

When the idea is too big to write down, you must draw. Even Darwin did it. Darwin had one of the most important ideas of all time. He and Wallace, of course. Let’s not forget the poor guy. What a…Read more
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Free infographic maker featured in Portugal !

This was a great surprise for us. The blog FCiencias from Portugal, posted a video showing how they created an infographic with the Mind the Graph free infographic maker. They are from the area of health and used some data…Read more
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Health statistics in a cool way (data visualization)

Hans Rosling is a researcher from the Karolinska Institute (Sweden) and founder of a startup company on information design and data visualization. The name of the company is GapMinder and they created a software called Trendalyzer. It’s very very cool…Read more
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