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Cartoon Abstracts

Science provides endless fodder for fascination but its research publications can sometimes be intimidating for general audiences. Cartoon Abstracts offers one possible way to bridge that gap by presenting the research article's summary in a creative and highly visual format. Cartoon Abstracts is an initiative launched in 2015 by Taylor & Francis, the international publisher of more than 2,700 academic journals. Here, readers can browse through 54 cartoon abstracts from a range of disciplines and topics, with titles such as "Surviving a Global Zombie Attack," "The Name's Jamesbondia: New Group of Caribbean Plants," and "Are Comics a Good Medium for Science Communication?" Each title's link leads to its entry in a 57-page digital magazine of all the cartoon abstracts, which readers may also download as a PDF. As the publisher explains, these fun and engaging "[i]llustrations can aid the understanding of difficult concepts, broaden the appeal of niche topics, and help transcend language barriers." This collection is well worth checking out.
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Date of Scout Publication
November 16th, 2018
Date Of Record Creation
November 14th, 2018 at 10:52am
Date Of Record Release
November 14th, 2018 at 12:36pm
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