Use of Color for Scientific Publishing

There are many uses of color in scientific communication. Aside from making an article more attractive to the eye of the reader (which is not necessarily a bad thing), color can be essential for distinguishing complex plots or objects. The eye is much more sensitive to subtle changes in hue than in shades of grey, so color permits the writer to impart significantly more information in the same amount of space. There is no additional cost to publish pages with color in GMR, so color images and color-enhanced drawings are the norm. Many readers have color printers, so even the printed versions can be in color. Compare the following images to see examples of color versus black and white rendering




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