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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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SciFeed: Never Miss an Article Again!

By all accounts, the number of papers being published has increase rapidly over the few decades, and time-stretched researchers often find it difficult to keep up with all of the literature in their field. To help out, MDPI has launched SciFeed, a service to provide the latest research straight to your email inbox as soon […]

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MDPI at the 16th International Congress on Catalysis (ICC 16)

The 16th International Congress on Catalysis (ICC 16) was held July 3–8, 2016 in Beijing, China. MDPI was pleased to be able to attend and promote several journals, including Catalysts, Molecules, Energies, Materials and Applied Sciences. The International Congress on Catalysis (ICC) has a long history, dating back to 1956. It is the largest and […]

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Luck of the Draw: Serendipitous Self-Assembly in Cluster Coordination Chemistry

Cooperative action of transition metals Transition metals can exhibit unique chemical, redox, magnetic or spectroscopic properties. For this reason, they play central roles in a large variety of fields, ranging from catalyzing crucial biological reactions to constituting the basis of information processing and recording. Since the pioneering work of Nobel Prize winner, Prof. Alfred Werner, […]

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