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Research Highlights: Reviews, Measurements and a Novel Virus

This post collects a diverse range of papers rated highly by peer reviewers during the editorial process. It takes in simultaneous in vivo measurements of DNA, lipid and protein creation in cells; discovery of a new virus; a systematic review of the relationship between magnesium intake and type 2 diabetes; a review of the susceptibility of premature babies […]

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Interview with Prof. Esteban, Editor-in-Chief of Fishes

In this post we interview the Editor-in-Chief of the new journal Fishes. Prof. Esteban holds a chair at the University of Murcia, situated near the Spanish Mediterranean coast. Could you give us a brief overview or background about your field/work, the research you have conducted? Our research focuses on the fish immune system, mainly on […]

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Crossref Schema Integrated for Preprints

Digital object identifiers (dois) have become the standard method for definitively recording scholarly scientific information. They are issued by Crossref at the request of publishers, and provide a link directly to any published paper regardless of whether the URL changes over time. They are a great way to make sure you can always find the […]

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MDPI at PUBMET 2016

As a warm up for this week’s open access week, MDPI had the pleasure of visiting the Croatian coast last week for the Pubmet 2016 conference. Martyn Rittman, MDPI’s Chief Production Editor, attended and MDPI was a silver sponsor. We were not disappointed! This year saw the third edition of the conference with an excellent […]

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Reviewing for MDPI Just Became More Rewarding

In addition to our collaboration with Publons to recognize the hard work of our reviewers, we also provide APC vouchers to reviewers who provide timely and substantial comments. We realize that without their contribution the success of our open access journals would not be possible. That’s why we have decided to increase the discounts on Article […]

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Interview with Dr. Paul Sylvester, Editor-in-Chief of Minerals

Dr. Paul Sylvester is the Editor-in-Chief of the MDPI Open Access journal Minerals (ISSN 2075-163X) and is currently Endowed Pevehouse Chair and Professor of Geosciences at Texas Tech Unviersity. Dr. Sylvester received his PhD from Washington University in St Louis and his BS from Purdue University. Prior to joining the faculty at TTU, he worked as a research […]

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