Category Archives: Scientific Posters

Posters for scientific poster sessions.

UV Inks and Posters

From time to time someone puts one of their posters up where it gets a lot  of sun, and after a while the poster fades. This can also happen under some fluorescent lighting, especially when the poster is very close … Continue reading

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PowerPoint’s Purple Problem

There’s a problem with some printers giving you blues that look more like purple when you print from PowerPoint. The reason is that PowerPoint works in the RGB color space, and the interpretation of RGB into the CMYK colors that a printer … Continue reading

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What Really Happens at a Poster Session

So, a poster session is where everyone exchanges ideas about your area of science, right? Well, sure. But there’s also something else happening that you should be aware of: people are cruising the conference for talent. If you think about … Continue reading

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Matte or Gloss Lamination?

We are often asked whether matte or gloss lamination is better for a poster. The honest answer is you probably cannot go wrong with matte lamination, but gloss has its advantages too. As you can see from the photo at … Continue reading

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We are Megaprint.com too

Yes, it can be confusing sometimes. Our company is MegaPrint Inc., but when you do an online order for a research poster, it happens at postersession.com. The reason is simple. We wanted to create a web site that just talked about … Continue reading

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Quality – It Matters

I was in Concord last week and the foliage in front of the state house encouraged me to take a picture. But the real thing I noticed was the mess on the gold dome, which you can’t see that easily … Continue reading

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Minimum Poster Type Size

A very common question we are asked is how big type needs to be on a research poster. Here’s the party line: 1. Titles should be 100 point type or larger. On our templates, we usually use 150 point type. … Continue reading

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Poster Handouts

Along with the printing of your poster, many of our customers ask us to print handouts that they can give to people who view their poster. Poster handouts, if done properly, give someone a chance to review what they saw … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Update

We are happy to report that we made it safely through all the Hurricane Sandy excitement. We never lost power, and were never in any danger from flooding. In fact, we never had any problems last year during Hurricane Irene. … Continue reading

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Posters from Programs other than PowerPoint

Most of the research posters that we print are done in PowerPoint. But we also support all of the Adobe design programs (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign), CorelDraw, and QuarkXpress. We can also print a pdf generated by whatever program you … Continue reading

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