Key features: content specific features

Research Highlights

Research Highlights consist of a short collection of bullet points that convey the core findings of the article.

Graphical Abstracts

A Graphical Abstract summarizes the contents of the article in a concise, pictorial form designed to capture the attention of a wide readership online.

Graphical Animated Abstracts

A Graphical Animated Abstract is an extended version of a Graphical Abstract, which supports some simple dynamic behavior.

Video Abstracts

In a short Video Abstract (of maximum 5 minutes), authors present main findings of their research in an informal manner.

Please use the “Video abstract” tab above the abstract to view the video.

Google Maps

Google Maps provide interactive access to the supplementary geospatial data and are usually hidden behind the original black and white figure.

Please use the “Interactive map” button beneath the figure caption to activate the map.

Movies

Movies are supplementary video material or computer graphics animations integrated as part of the article. Computer graphics animations are normally hidden behind the original article figure.

Please use the “Play video” button beneath the figure caption to view the movie.

Interactive Charts

Interactive Charts allow quick and intuitive access to the underlying data, and are usually hidden behind the original black and white figure. Depending on the data provided, you can access various functionalities:

Please use the “Interactive chart” button beneath the figure caption to activate the charts.

Interactive Venn Diagrams

Venn diagrams comprise overlapping circles. The interior of the circle symbolically represents the elements of the set, while the exterior represents elements which are not members of the set.

Please use the “Interactive chart” button beneath the figure caption to activate the diagram.

Interactive Statistical Charts

Interactive Statistical Charts allow the reader to view the results of statistical analysis and to interact with the underlying statistical data.

Please use the “Interactive chart” button beneath the figure caption to activate the chart

Interactive Tables

Interactive Tables convert the data containing in original article tables to their graphical representation.

Please use the “Chart” button beneath the figure caption to view the chart.

Interactive Plates

Interactive Plates allow the reader to navigate through composite image plates or panels and to zoom in single high resolution images.

Please use the “Interactive plate” button beneath the figure caption to activate the plate.

Interactive Tree Diagrams

Interactive Tree Diagrams are branching diagrams showing the inferred evolutionary relationships among various biological species or other entities based upon similarities and differences in their physical and/or genetic characteristics.

Please use the “Interactive graph” button beneath the figure caption to activate the tree. Click on any of the tree branches to view the underlying statistical data.

MathJax Formula Rendering

The MathJax Formula Display renders original LaTeX code (or MathML) into web compatible math symbols.

Diagonal Reader

Accessible via the left navigation bar of the original article, the Diagonal Reader displays its extended summary in the middle pane and figures in the right sidebar.