The Impact of Climate Change on Health

In the words of the 2004 Nobel Peace prizewinner, the biologist and environmental activist Wangari Maathai, “Climate Change is life or death. It is the new global battlefield”. Climate change is starting to show its impacts at many different levels: from climatic and environmental concerns, to social and economic effects. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate […]

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Where to submit? How to choose an open access journal

Many scholars like the idea of open access: it gives the widest possible audience for their work, including other scholars, practitioners and the general public. The problem is often that their field is dominated by a few, well-renowned subscription journals, and open access options seem like a risk and a step into the unknown. Combined […]

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Becoming a Peer-Reviewer

Scholars see reviewing as an essential part of their job and know that the effort they put in is reciprocated by others when they submit their own work to journals. Many also want to have advanced access to the latest work in their field, or as an activity that can be used to strengthen their […]

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Research Highlights: Sea-Ice, Gold Particles and Molecular Imaging

Research from the global scale down to a single DNA base pair, what happens when you follow venom around the body, and rethinking the meaning of labyrinths. The Impact of Geophysical Corrections on Sea-Ice Freeboard Retrieved from Satellite Altimetry Robert Ricker, Stefan Hendricks and Justin F. Beckers Satellite altimetry is the only method to monitor […]

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Research Highlights: New Journal Focus

Starting a new journal is not always an easy enterprise. In particular, attracting high quality papers without an established reputation is a challenge for the editors. On the other hand, a new open access journal can present an opportunity for authors to take advantage of the ready availability of open access with a reduced or […]

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Featured Journal of the Month

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website section, Featured Journal of the Month! Every month from now on, we will pick one of our journals, and use this section to put it in the spotlight! We’ll provide you with facts about the journal and its history, interesting highlights or news and upcoming […]

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2015 Highlights

Before we get into the full swing of 2016, after our Top 10 series of last year’s Most Downloaded and Most Cited papers, we want to share with you our highlights of 2015. See some of our most important milestones below – more detailed information about our performance last year will be available in our 2015 Annual Report, to […]

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Top 10 Most Cited Papers Published in 2015

2015 was a very successful year for MDPI and our journals. To show you why, here is the second part of our Top 10 series – this time looking at the 10 Most Cited Papers Published in 2015! 1. The Multifaceted Role of Curcumin in Cancer Prevention and Treatment Muthu K. Shanmugam, Grishma Rane, Madhu […]

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Top 10 Downloads of Articles Published in 2015

A very happy new year to all of our readers! As we enter 2016, we thought we would kick-off our posting with a look back at last year – 2015 was one of our best years yet! We will start by looking at our articles with our Top 10 series – this first post has our […]

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A new look for MDPI papers

You may have noticed a fresh look to many MDPI journals over the past few months. We have given the article PDFs a makeover to enhance readability and make the research more accessible than ever.   There are a number of changes, but here are a few of the main features of the new look: More compact front matter: […]

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