Could the cordyceps ant fungus really cause a zombie apocalypse? This animation shows the harmless fungus Phycomyces (not the zombie art fungus Cordyceps!) growing fruiting bodies, by Natasha Mutch, SayoStudio. Cordyceps… it’s been all the rage ever since the release of HBO’s The Last of Us … [Read more...] about Zombie Ant Fungus
Graphics to Understand the p53 and MDM2 Cancer Pathway Our broad mission at SayoStudio is to share scientists' discoveries in engaging, informative visual ways. But, we also have a vested interest in science that directly impacts our daily lives. Like many of you, many of us at SayoStudio … [Read more...] about Science Graphics for Cancer Therapy
Stromboli Volcano 3D Animation & Infographics Are you fascinated by volcanoes? Have you ever wondered what it's like to see an eruption up close? Better yet, what if you had x-ray vision and could see inside of an erupting volcano? Our 3D animation shows what it's like to watch the Stromboli … [Read more...] about Animation of Volcano
Happy Earth Day. We've collected 16 of our favorite Earth Day graphics that we've created over the years. Some of the illustrations are hand-drawn, some are computer generated with 3d software, but all highlight the work of scientists and organizations who strive to make the Earth a better place. … [Read more...] about Earth Day Graphics
What is the mRNA Vaccine? COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Nanoparticle Animation How are you? We know, that’s an odd way to start an article… but times are rough. We never really imagined that as 2021 ends, we’d still be navigating the uncertainty and fear of COVID-19. As science communicators, our … [Read more...] about What is in the mRNA Vaccine?
How to Get Great Science Graphics - Hiring a Visual Science Communicator Share your science story with the world! Part 2 of 3 in our FAQ series on how to hire a visual science communicator to get great graphics. I’ve Found a Potential Visual Science Communicator: What do I Need? What Should I … [Read more...] about How to Hire a Science Communicator for Great Science Graphics
Olympic Athlete Neuroscience Visuals Working with incredible scientists at the top of their field is one of my favorite things about creating science visuals. Most of the time, that means creating animations of black holes or cancer nanosphere illustrations. Which don't get me wrong, is incredible. … [Read more...] about Olympic Athlete Neuroscience Visuals
Visually Communicating the Plastic Pollution Problem How do we reduce plastic? I've been thinking about it a lot; how my own personal choices intersect with the illustrations I've created for leading ecologists studying plastics in our environment. In our illustrated review of plastic pollution, I … [Read more...] about An Illustrated Review of Plastic Pollution