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A Farewell to Formalin-Soaked Frogs?

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Source: from Virtual Dissection Method Could Reinvigorate Zoology by Adrian Giordani on the Guest Blog Credit: Image courtesy of Alexander Ziegler Whether you dissected an earthworm, frog, cat or fetal pig in a science class during your childhood, you probably remember the stuffy smell of formalin that hovered around your classroom and tagged along with [...]

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Forget Skeuomorphic Illustration

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Most scientific illustration strives for realism, skeuomorphic textures of pencil and digital paint to resemble delicate insect wings, contours of a mammalian face or the movement in fluid on the cellular level. When I first saw the scientific illustrations by Claudia Stocker, I thought yes – here is scientifically literate artwork that also understands the [...]

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How Do You Wear Your Anatomy?

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Any evolutionary biologist will tell you that flight has evolved independently several times in the history of life on earth, but can they tell you how many times muscle leggings have evolved? We don’t generally talk fashion here at Symbiartic, but many consider high fashion to be art, so you’ll forgive me for a moment [...]

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