New guidelines aim to improve understanding of scientific data

Researchers from University of East Anglia (UEA) have produced new guidelines aimed at improving the communication and understanding of scientific data - using knowledge of how the human brain processes visual and written ...

'Draw me a picture,' say scientists: Computer may respond

Like the rest of us, scientists wish they could just ask a computer a question and have it respond with an answer presented in an easy-to-understand picture. Today's visualization tools can translate huge raw data sets into ...

Chemistry breakthrough sheds new light on illness and health

From microscopes to MRI scanners, imaging technology is growing ever more vital in the world's hospitals, whether for the diagnosis of illness or for research into new cures. Imaging technology requires dyes or contrast agents ...

NASA views our perpetually moving ocean

(Phys.org) -- The swirling flows of Earth's perpetually changing ocean come to life in a new NASA scientific visualization that captures the movement of tens of thousands of ocean currents.

Modified HDTV screens used for 3-D technology (w/ Video)

Surround 3-D TV is poised to take over your living room. For the first time, a team of researchers at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) at the University of California, San ...

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