"The Art in Science: The University of Michigan’s BioArtography Project" emphasizes the importance of using art to convey scientific information to the public. Scientists and medical professionals often struggle to communicate their research effectively to non-experts. The BioArtography Project, initiated in 2005, combines art and science to bridge this communication gap. It features striking images of cells and tissues under microscopes, accompanied by lay-language descriptions of the research behind each image. The project aims to engage the public, stimulate curiosity, and convey information about scientific discoveries. BioArtography images have led to meaningful discussions with the public, dispelling myths and educating them about cutting-edge research. This innovative approach not only informs the community but also empowers them to advocate for scientific research and its impact on human health.
Gumucio, Deborah L. PhD
"The Art in Science: The University of Michigan’s BioArtography Project,"
The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association: Vol. 104:
12, Article 8.
Available at: https://commons.ada.org/journalmichigandentalassociation/vol104/iss12/8
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