Data Visualization

The “Living Figure Concept”: A Tool to Boost Reproducibility in Science?

The “Living Figure Concept”: A Tool to Boost Reproducibility in Science?

Don’t miss this interesting example how scientists collaborate to continually update data charts in an article, mind you a published article in F1000Research (F1000).

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Digital Science: Revolutionizing the Way Research is Conducted

Digital Science: Revolutionizing the Way Research is Conducted

Thomas Crouzier published an interesting article on cloud-based services to connect researchers, bring mobility to research, and open new possibilities through sharing resources.

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Tell Your Story Using Data Visualization Tools

Tell Your Story Using Data Visualization Tools

Very helpful list of data visualization and infographic tools.

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Predicting Disease Prevalence In Real Time Using Twitter

Predicting Disease Prevalence In Real Time Using Twitter

Adam Sadilek from Fount.in and his co-developer from the University of Rochester created a tool that tracks diseases based on the location of Twitter messages and keywords (e.g., ‘I feel sick’, ‘I have a sore throat’ or ‘My body aches’). According to the developers, previous methods such as Google Flu Trends and government data entail time lags from days to years. Here […]

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Dr. Google hilft: Was interessiert die Leute?

Dr. Google hilft: Was interessiert die Leute?

Was interessiert die Leser? Die ewige Frage jedes Journalisten lässt sich jetzt einfach beantworten: mithilfe von Google und Yahoo. Man muss nur wissen, wie. Digitale MarketingStrategien im Dienst von Journalismus und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit.

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BrainSCANr: Tool Helps The Discovery Of Novel Research Ideas

BrainSCANr: Tool Helps The Discovery Of Novel Research Ideas

Check out brainSCANr if you’re looking for previously unforeseen connections between the brain, behavior, and disease. It’s a great tool that provides a lot of food for thought. The image below shows the exemplary search for the term anxiety. brainSCANr stands for Brain Systems, Connections, Associations, and Network Relationships. The tool helps you explore the relationships between neuroscience terms in peer-reviewed publications. It […]

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Free Web-Based Tools to Present Complex Data

Free Web-Based Tools to Present Complex Data

Betty Allen published a great overview article on Research in Action that highlights an “ever-growing open-data source for development statistics in the fields of economics, healthcare, education, social science, technology,” and more. Here are some of the tools she points out: StatPlanet: browser-based interactive data visualization and mapping application to create a wide range of visualizations, from simple Flash maps […]

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