Non-Coding RNAs and Epigenetics in Cancer: An interview with Dr. Carlo Croce
One of the most unexpected and fascinating discoveries in oncology over the past decade has been the interplay between abnormalities in protein-coding genes and non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs), which are causally involved in cancer initiation, progression, and dissemination. Although, to date, the most studied non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) are microRNAs (miRNAs), the importance of long non-coding RNAs […]More Info
Indexing—How does it work?
Nowadays, the prestige of a journal is reflected in its impact factor and how many abstracting and indexing services cover that journal . As publishing in indexed journals became a necessity for most of the scientific community, the question that remains is—what is Indexing and how did it all start? Although the concept behind citation […]More Info
Featured Journal of the Month—Viruses
We are pleased to announce the Featured Journal of this Month—Viruses. Dr. Eric O. Freed, the Editor-in-Chief describes Viruses as “a leading open-access journal with a broad scope that encompasses all of virology”. He emphasizes the journal’s Special Issues, which are usually guest edited by well-established virologists who invite experts from their field to review […]More Info
Languages is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal on interdisciplinary studies of languages, published quarterly online by MDPI. It aims to present discussions and developments of multidisciplinary research and thereby generate broad and practical applications for the study of languages in the world of today. The Journal’s central theme is the promotion of understanding of […]More Info
Impact Factor–What does it mean?
Nowadays, the Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) Impact Factor is considered an established measurement of quality for the evaluation of journals . But what is the history behind it? The idea of an impact factor was first mentioned in Science magazine in 1955 . Five years later, the experimental Genetics Citation Index project begun, leading […]More Info
Trends in 2017—E-Conferences
2017 is being considered a year for technology breakthroughs. As part of this, virtual conferences, also known as electronic conferences (or e-conferences), are gaining popularity in the academic field. E-conferences are scholarly events held online for a limited period, including on Sciforum, MDPI’s platform for scholarly exchange. As they are online, anyone can attend from […]More Info
Interested in close-to-nature forestry? We examine tree growth and regeneration in temperate rainforests after one of the first applications of uneven-aged silviculture in South-America: mdpi.com/684678 @donoso_hiriart @UAustraldeChile @idiv @TreeDi1 @Forests_MDPI pic.twitter.com/TgfTTlxs3U
Influence of the #Mediterranean & #Ketogenic #Diets on #Cognitive Status & Decline: A Narrative #Review Attn: @DominicDAgosti2 @DavidPerlmutter @Amen_Clinics @NathanMDCunha @NaumovskiNenad @Domenico_Sergi9 mdpi.com/2072-6643/12/4…
#mdpicells 👏New #publication: MeCP2 and Chromatin Compartmentalization @MDPIOpenAccess #DNA_modifications #chromatin #heterochromatin #transcription 📌 mdpi.com/2073-4409/9/4/… pic.twitter.com/9z42HHYCwo
#mdpicells 👏New #publication: Inflammation Alters the Secretome and Immunomodulatory Properties of Human Skin-Derived Precursor Cells @MDPIOpenAccess #immunogenicity #skin_stem_cells #stem_cells #inflammation 📌 mdpi.com/2073-4409/9/4/… pic.twitter.com/JknGB53ioG
This study of the Yangpu District in Shanghai automated street-quality evaluation using artificial neural networks. It found that more activity, street connectivity, and transit accessibility was related to better street quality. mdpi.com/465472
"mdpi.com/2076-0752/9/2/… Neglect and the Kaleidoscopic Mind: Psychology and Mental Health in Contemporary Art (Lutyens and Christov-Moore) Published: Apr 8, 2020 Arts"
My friend and co-author Katie Young does some of the coolest field work I have ever had the chance to witness. Check out her newest first author paper on mosquito host identification via COI barcoding. mdpi.com/2414-6366/5/2/…