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Design Eye for the Science Guy: Drop-in Clinic Helps Scientists Communicate Data


February 21, 2012

image of a video camera recording The Design Help Desk offers scientists a chance to meet with a student who can help them create more effective figures, tables and graphs. This visual equivalent of a writing help desk is also a study on how to teach data visualization. Full Story

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