Ten Simple Rules for Better Figures
Publication Date
September 11, 2014
Journal
PLOS Computational Biology
Authors
Nicolas P. Rougier, Michael Droettboom & Philip E. Bourne
Volume
10
Issue
9
Pages
e1003833
DOI
https://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003833
Publisher URL
http://journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pcbi.1003833
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25210732
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4161295
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http://europepmc.org/abstract/MED/25210732
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000343011700032
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84907576061
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http://www.mendeley.com/research/ten-simple-rules-better-figures
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