Top 5 of the week: Science humor

It’s friday and we deserve a little break. I know, many scientists work and write on weekends. But, before thinking about all the accumulated work for the weekend, let’s take 5 minutes. I really like scientific humor and comic books, so, I…Read more
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Top 5 of the week: Shark awareness day

In movies, sharks are usually fearless predators, flesh-hungry monsters. But, in real life they are really important to maintain the marine ecosystem. Without sharks, entire ecosystems can collapse, changing the structure of ocean food webs and threatening our food supply.…Read more
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Vaccine controversy: An infographic with scientific facts

Vaccines have been a controversial subject and much discussed recently. This was caused by the increase of anti-vaccination activists and outbreaks of contagious diseases, like measles, in United States and european countries, mainly Italy and Romenia. A study published in The Lancet in…Read more
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Top 3: The best of science online!

Science works together with many other fields – as it should always be! Today we collected for you the best of science online in three different fields: art, technology and communication. Why? Because we believe we need to think about…Read more
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Let’s talk about stars having a family tree

What is a family tree? In science, family trees have been widely usedd by biologists, geneticists, ecologists, etc, to present in a more visual way the parental link between individuals. A family tree can be based on pretty much any…Read more
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The fuss about 7 planets discovered by NASA

This week we had major science news: the 7 planets discovered by NASA. But what is so important about these planets and what impact it can have in our lives? This illustration shows the possible surface of TRAPPIST-1f, one of…Read more
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Scientific data: What’s new and you missed!

Every week new scientific data are coming up. Herein, we collected amazing updates from Science and Scientific American. And, of course, they all have a scientific illustration catch! Stay tuned! Every month we will bring more exciting news for you.…Read more
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One step closer to the ancestral arthropod

A newly discovered species may bring us one step closer to the ancestral arthropod. This little lobopodian species is approximately 500 million years old and looks like a worm – except for its 20 to 30 legs. Apart from the…Read more
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