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Introducing Preprints: A Multidisciplinary Open Access Preprint Platform

Preprints is a multidisciplinary preprint platform that makes research manuscripts from all fields immediately available at www.preprints.org. Preprints is a free (not‐for‐profit) open access service supported by MDPI in Basel, Switzerland. Open Science—Making Research Discoverable, Sharable and Citable Launched in June 2016, Preprints has already had over 70 submissions and aims to provide an open access platform […]

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Research Highlights: People on the Move

With record numbers of refugees worldwide along with the ease of international travel and communication, immigration, migration and globalization have become hot topics of debate in recent times. In this research highlight post, we look at some recent papers exploring these issues from various perspectives. Migrant Sexual Health Help-Seeking and Experiences of Stigmatization and Discrimination […]

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Natural Bioactive Compounds: The Way Shown by Professor Maurizio Battino and His Group in an Italian Cutting-Edge Laboratory

This post is an interview with Prof. Maurizio Battino, first published at Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2016, 17(7), 1038; doi:10.3390/ijms17071038 Maurizio Battino, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche (Italy), is the Director of the Centre for Health and Nutrition, Universidad Europea del Atlantico (Santander, […]

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Research Highlights: Making the Most of Simulations

Performing laboratory experiments can be an expensive business. In some cases a computer simulation can help to predict possible outcomes and identify which are the most crucial experiments to perform. These simulations, however, are not simply an alternative. If well-constructed, they can give details about difficult to observe processes and uncover new knowledge that couldn’t […]

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Research Highlights: Molecular Structures and Mutations

Knowledge of what happens on the molecular scale within is critical for our understanding the function of the human body and other living organisms. Here we highlight three recently published papers that provide critical insights into three key aspects of molecular biology: RNA structure, points mutations, and protein-protein interactions. The X-ray Structures of Six Octameric […]

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Get Credit for your Historical Reviews with Publons

In September 2015, we announced our partnership with Publons to recognise the effort put in by our reviewers and their invaluable contribution to the editorial process. Reviewers for the selected group of 50 MDPI journals can now track, verify and showcase their peer review activity as well as generate certificates and link their profiles to other services like Orcid. […]

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