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Frontiers has won the ALPSP Award for Innovation in Publishing in recognition of its Open-Science platform that provides open-access academic publishing and research networking for researchers.

The prestigious award acknowledges the best innovators in the scholarly publishing industry and Frontiers received the top Gold prize at the awards ceremony in London, UK.


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Energy drink consumption in Europe: a review of the risks, adverse health effects, and policy options to respond

With the worldwide consumption of energy drinks increasing in recent years, concerns have been raised both in the scientific community and among the general public about the health effects of these products...


Pervasive effects of a dominant foliar endophytic fungus on host genetic and phenotypic expression in a tropical tree

It is increasingly recognized that macro-organisms (corals, insects, plants, vertebrates) consist of both host tissues and multiple microbial symbionts that play essential roles in their host's ecological and evolutionary success...


Cooking breakfast after a brain injury

Acquired brain injury (ABI) often compromises the ability to carry out instrumental activities of daily living such as cooking. ABI patients' difficulties with executive functions and memory result in less independent and efficient meal preparation. Accurately assessing safety and proficiency in coo


Root systems biology

The understanding of biological complexity has been greatly facilitated by cross-disciplinary, holistic approaches that allow insights into the function and regulation of biological processes that cannot be captured by dissecting them into their individual components. In addition, the development of


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Progenitor diversity and neural cell specification in the central nervous system

Hosted by: Marcos Costa, Cecilia Hedin-Pereira and Caroline ROUAUX

Submit by: October 31, 2014



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