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PLoS Computational Biology goes wiki

Today saw an important step forward towards a wikification of scholarly workflows: PLoS Computational Biology published an article that did not only follow the journal’s own author guidelines but also those for writing articles on the English Wikipedia, where a … Continue reading

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How to illustrate how to measure odors

In times when there seem to be apps for almost everything, it is certainly valid to consider ways in which odors could be quantified and put to scale. A set of tools is being developed in this area, loosely lumped … Continue reading

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The neuron that wasn’t

When René Magritte once painted a tobacco pipe in the late 1920s, he added the subtitle “Ceci n’est pas une pipe.” to it in order to emphasize the difference between physical objects and their representation. The painting is now housed in the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Copy, crop, repeat until useful – the case of Lissencephaly.jpg

Most of the files presented in the Open Access File of the Day series so far had simply been copied or cropped from the original source, the main exception being Qualia of sound.jpg, which is basically a mashup of an … Continue reading

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