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Month: February 2018

Do figures make difference in your publication?

Here are two papers that both talk about a similar topic: when specific intercellular signals are activated in a specific order, it activates a system that prepares the organism for the next environment. Adaptive prediction of environmental changes by microorganisms is published in Nature in 2009 and is taking the findings from the Predictive Behavior Within Microbial Genetic Networks, published in Science in 2008, as a reference. While the topics they discuss are highly related, the sets of figures are constructed differently, and they leave different impressions on the readers.

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How to make your evidence photo instantly better?

Continued from the previous post, I will continue to focus on the article on materials sciences. Today we are going to focus more with photos. Photo reference is a great way to present ‘live’ data as the evidence of research, and is typically used in papers that involves experiments. Today’s paper also shows live results in their materials sciences research.

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