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Featured Review: Structures and Synthesis of Zwitterionic Polymers

André Laschewsky1,2    1Fraunhofer Institute of Applied Polymer Research IAP, Geiselbergstr.69, 14476 Potsdam-Golm, Germany, 2 Department of Chemistry, Universität Potsdam, Karl-Liebknechtstr.24–25, 14476 Potsdam-Golm, Germany Abstract: The structures and synthesis of polyzwitterions (“polybetaines”) are reviewed, emphasizing the literature of the past decade. Particular attention is given to the general challenges faced, and to successful strategies to obtain polymers with a […]

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Brain Jelly – An Organic, Brain-Like Computer without Circuits or Logic Gates

The human brain is the most powerful computer the world has ever seen. With its 86 billion neurons [1], less than originally thought (~100 billion, a myth of unknown origin [2]), the human brain is still at the top of the list and capable of remarkable feats, not only as far as computing power is […]

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New and Notable This Week

This week’s selection of recently published papers from MDPI journals.

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Citation Tracking and (Some) Citation Metrics

We have introduced a few handy citation features for our publication platform at www.mdpi.com, and used this to calculate some basic citation metrics.

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New and Notable This Week

This week’s selection of recently published papers from MDPI journals.

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Challenges and Contests are Appealing!

Challenges (ISSN 2078-1547) is a unique open access journal that publishes ideas for research projects (research proposals), research plans, perspectives or ideas for solving grand challenges, descriptions of tested and untested prototypes and other similar material. Its content is typically not publishable in a research journal, but has wider scholarly or scientific relevance and therefore […]

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