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 […]More Info
Introducing Open Peer-Review to the Journal Life
We believe that research belongs to the academic community, and that the community should judge what should and should not be published. Typically, for a particular submitted manuscript this process is delegated to a small number of volunteer peer-reviewers.More Info
Flavonoid Thiol Toxicity: What’s in a Group?
Antioxidants are a direct consequence of the highly oxidizing environment (21% atmospheric dioxygen) in which we live on the third rock from the sun. The switch from anaerobic to aerobic metabolism during the evolution of the majority of organisms on this planet not only resulted in a more efficient liberation of energy from glucose (~30 […]More Info
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#Babesia microti and #Borrelia burgdorferi travel together in animal hosts, tick vectors, and human infection. A new article reviews how they interact in these three environments. NEW/FREE: mdpi.com/2076-0817/8/3/…
"The #Hsp70 variant that we designed (grafted heat shock protein 70 kDa-human islet amyloid polypeptide, GHsp70-hIAPP) is significantly more effective than the wild type in recovering the viability of cultured pancreatic islet β-cells RIN-m5F upon hIAP ... bit.ly/2jU5WLe pic.twitter.com/rkXirgq1R5
Genes | Free Full-Text | Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms in the Pathogenesis of Classical, Vascular, and Hypermobile Ehlers‒Danlos Syndromes mdpi.com/2073-4425/10/8…
The authors of this #review discuss how novel experimental tools, including single-cell sequencing and #organoids, may advance our understanding of tumor heterogeneity (specifically esophageal squamous cell carcinoma). @Cancers_MDPI bit.ly/2z7aDsV pic.twitter.com/DsR3S80sSg
Productivity and Community Composition of Low Biomass/High Silica Precipitation Hot Springs: A Possible Window to Earth’s Early Biosphere? mdpi.com/2075-1729/9/3/… via @DrBradBrad, by @JeffHavig, @trinity_lh pic.twitter.com/qQDuUQlhuX
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Citation: Eickholt, Jogiparthi, Seeling, Hinton, & Johnson, "Supporting Project-Based Learning through Economical and Flexible Learning Spaces" mdpi.com/2227-7102/9/3/…
#mdpiijerph Predictors of In-Hospital Mortality in Aboriginal Children Admitted to a Tertiary Paediatric Hospital buff.ly/2Z8yjvz "Our data show that Aboriginal children are almost twice as likely to die than non-Aboriginal children." @IJERPH_MDPI
Study results show that the #sugar content of #chocolate confectionery has increased since 1992, and provides rationales for reducing sugar levels. Perhaps poor quality chocolates use extra sugar to cover up what they lack in flavor? mdpi.com/2072-6643/11/8…
In #Africa modern retailers gain importance. In urban #Zambia, 2/3 of households use both #supermarkets & traditional retailers, both of which are linked to consumption of ultra-processed foods, i.e. changing #diets are not only driven by modern retailers: doi.org/10.3390/su1116…