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Celebrating the International Day of Forests

Forests cover over 1/3 of the landmass of our planet and are a key part of life on Earth, as the habitat for over 80% of terrestrial species. They also play a vital role in the oxygen cycle, taking in carbon dioxide and providing us with oxygen. International Day of Forests, which takes place on […]

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Women in Science: A Reflection from 5 Researchers

To celebrate women in science, we asked five female scientists from our top MDPI journals (Energies, Materials, Water, Remote Sensing, Sensors) what it is like to be researchers in their fields. We asked them to reflect on their experiences, what motivated them to become researchers and their advice for aspiring female researchers. Prof. Dr. Helena […]

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International Women’s Day and the Importance of Women in Research

In our ever-evolving society, in which social dynamics are constantly shifting, International Women’s Day (IWD), celebrated on 8th March, is now just as important as ever. A day to show support for the achievements of women in various spheres and over the course of many centuries, IWD has a long history, dating back to 1911, […]

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25 Ways to Improve Your Research Paper

Over the course of a quarter-century of pioneering open access publication, MDPI has launched more than 300 peer-reviewed, open access journals. In the year that we celebrate the 25th anniversary of our founding, we are more committed than ever to accelerating the delivery of ground-breaking scientific insights to the global scientific community. Here, we provide […]

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Hydrogen Sulfide, as an Endogenous Neuromodulator: The First 25 Years—An Interview with Hideo Kimura

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the publication of Professor Hideo Kimura’s classic paper [1], where he proposed that hydrogen sulfide (H2S) biosynthesis in the brain may serve as an endogenous neuromodulator. This paper stimulated the interest of many scientists to explore the biological roles of H2S, which, in previous centuries, was almost exclusively […]

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Celebrating the International Day of Education

In 2019, the United Nations (UN) established the International Day of Education (IDE), as part of their ongoing effort to improve access to education worldwide. This Sunday 24th January 2021 will be its third occurrence, and MDPI joins the UN, Unicef and others in celebrating this important awareness event. As well as being a human […]

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