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A peer-reviewed scientific journal is using a different sort of medium to present research — video. The Journal of Visualized Experiments — or JoVE — is an online journal where researchers present their studies as videos, says Technology Review's Conor Myhrvold. Each article consists of a short video that shows all the steps the authors took to complete an experiment, supplemented by text that has been peer reviewed.

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