Information is Beautiful is a website by David McCandless, a London-based author, writer and designer.  The site is about using design to understand information better.

The developers have provide detailed citations to the source data upon which they base their visualisations.

There are two resources that can help visualise issues in relation to health and testing treatments:

  • Radiation dosage chart (from airport security scanners to Chernobyl)
  • herpes blog the visualisation on Information is Beautiful” href=”” target=”_blank”>Scientific evidence for dietary supplements (October 2010)

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