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 […]More Info
About 10% of authors to our journals submit their papers in LaTeX, but what exactly is LaTeX and what are the pros and cons? What is LaTeX? LaTeX is a type-setting language. Unlike Microsoft Word, it isn’t a WYSIWYG, it is a markup language where labels in the file define formatting and style. LaTeX is a […]More Info
Will outrage over Cecil’s death help or harm African wildlife?
Today we have a guest post from Leslie Irvine (Department of Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder): Thanks to our wired world, an article recently published in Animals on media attention to animals has gained wide media attention. In “Cecil: A Moment or a Movement? Analysis of Media Coverage of the Death of a Lion, […]More Info
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 […]More Info
Hot-Water Immersion or Ice Packs as First Aid for Cnidarian Envenomations?
An article from Toxins about the most effective treatments for cnidarian envenomations has been attracting attention in the first-aid community. You can download the article for free and read it for yourself: Heated Debates: Hot-Water Immersion or Ice Packs as First Aid for Cnidarian Envenomations? Abstract: Cnidarian envenomations are an important public health problem, responsible […]More Info
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 […]More Info
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Back to the Salt Mines: Genome and Transcriptome Comparisons of the Halophilic Fungus Aspergillus salisburgensis and Its Halotolerant Relative Aspergillus sclerotialis 📑mdpi.com/2073-4425/10/5… by researchers from @BOKUvienna #halophiles #halotolerant #transcriptomics #genomics pic.twitter.com/UypiX6shVK
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Acute Tumor Transition Angle on Computed Tomography Predicts Chromosomal Instability Status of Primary Gastric Cancer: Radiogenomics Analysis from TCGA and Independent Validation mdpi.com/2072-6694/11/5… via @rightrelevance thanks @NCIgenomics
Well done Jostein Blyverket from @NILU_now for your paper on Monitoring Soil Moisture Drought over Northern High Latitudes from Space, nice use of @SMOS_satellite data and our LDAS-Monde analysis @CNRS @meteofrance @RemoteSens_MDPI mdpi.com/2072-4292/11/1…
A paper has been published today in the Special Issue of Symmetry for which I am Guest Editor. The paper's title is "Spin-Boson Model as A Simulator of Non-Markovian Multiphoton Jaynes-Cummings Models", by R. Puebla et al. #mdpisymmetry mdpi.com/465612 @Symmetry_MDPI
#DidYouKnow? Any level of household food insecurity is associated with increased odds of reporting five mental health outcomes, compared to those reporting food security. Learn more: ow.ly/lNEN50uhC3X
Another article out thanks to Ikrom and @meeksee "A Survey of (the) Geospatial Semantic Web for Cultural Heritage" mdpi.com/2571-9408/2/2/… Heritage 2019, 2(2), 1471-1498; doi.org/10.3390/herita… Open Access
Did the Research Faculty at a Small Canadian Business School Publish in “Predatory” Venues? This Depends on the Publishing Blacklist mdpi.com/2304-6775/7/2/… Fascinating to see so many of the big, splashy claims about predatory publishing get debunked!
IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Single Core Genome Sequencing for Detection of both Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato and Relapsing Fever Borrelia Species | HTML mdpi.com/1660-4601/16/1…
New article in @Sus_MDPI: ‘A Case Study of the Sustainable Mobility Problem–Solution Paradox: Motility and Access of Metrorail Commuters in the Western Cape’ by Zinette Bergman and Manfred Max Bergman @SRaM4Agenda2030 @UniBasel, mdpi.com/2071-1050/11/1….