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Protocols for data visualization

Posted by , on 27 October 2022

Scientists are familiar with protocols that describe in a step-by-step fashion how an experiment is performed. But they are usually less familiar with code or scripts for handling data. Yet, ...

Back to school: getting organised

Posted by , on 27 September 2022

With the calendar about to click over from September to October, we are bringing you one last post highlighting some of our archive content that we hope will help make ...

Science visualization trends of 2021

Posted by , on 10 January 2022

What are the top 10 science visualization trends of 2021? I summarize ten notable changes I've seen in science figures in the past year.

How to... Graphical Abstract

Posted by , on 27 October 2020

Helena Jambor shares her tips for how to create a captivating and coherent visual abstract

Converting spreadsheets to tidy data - Part 2

Posted by , on 29 September 2020

The superplot was recently proposed as a data visualization strategy that improves the communication of experimental results (Lord et al, 2020). To simplify the visualization of data with a superplot, ...

Crafting plots for movies

Posted by , on 6 May 2020

In a previous blog I explained how animated plots can be made to illustrate the dynamics of data. Animated plots go nicely together with the movies from which the data ...

Dynamic display of data with animated plots

Posted by , on 27 April 2020

Data from time-lapse experiments is often displayed in a graph or plot, to visualize the dynamics of biological systems (Goedhart, 2020). Ironically, the perception of the dynamics is largely lost ...

Data Visualization with Flying Colors

Posted by , on 29 August 2019

The importance of barrier-free use of colors in images and graphs has been highlighted in letters to editors (Miall, 2007), papers (Geissbuehler and Lasser, 2013, Levine, 2009), editorials (anonymous, 2007), ...

Data manipulation? It's normal(ization)!

Posted by , on 25 June 2019

In a previous blog, I have highlighted several ways to visualize the cell-to-cell heterogeneity from time-lapse imaging data. However, I have ignored that data is often rescaled in a way ...

Non-zero baselines: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Posted by , on 20 June 2019

Of all the charts being ridiculed at WTFviz, many get shamed for their lack of a zero-baseline. When teaching DataViz, zero-baselines are invariably a topic of debate. The rules about ...

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