Types of Digital Images for Stunning Science Publications

#69 — Figures are a fundamental way to communicate science and are essential components of journal articles.

In this episode, learn the differences between vector and raster image types, hear the pros and cons of various common file types, and get the lowdown on common parameters such as color models and DPI.

Check out the original article for an easy table that summarizes the key differences between image types. [1] Plus, if you want to make beautiful images of proteins and DNA, read our step-by-step tutorial, [2] and if you need some inspiration, check out our article on the science of figure creation for ideas to make your figures stand out. [3]

1. The 2 Types of Digital Images: Tools to Prepare Stunning Images for Publication. https://bitesizebio.com/43785/an-introduction-to-digital-images-in-publications/
2. Learn to Draw a Molecule in PyMOL™ in 8 Easy Steps. Available at: https://bitesizebio.com/54445/molecular-visualization-tool/
3. The Art and Science of Figure Creation: Think BIG to see Small. Available at: https://bitesizebio.com/30920/art-science-figure-creation/

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Types of Digital Images for Stunning Science Publications