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Frontiers celebrates 20,000 published articles

Frontiers has reached the publication milestone of 20,000 high-quality, peer-reviewed articles across its growing “Frontiers in” journal series, confirming its position among the five leading open-access publishers worldwide.

This major milestone was made possible by the unified effort of Frontiers’ growing community of 45,000 editors and 100,000 authors from 140 countries. Thanks to all of you who were part of this community-driven growth!

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Nature Publishing Group and Frontiers form alliance to further open science

NPG and Frontiers will work together to empower researchers to change the way science is communicated, through open access publication and open science tools.

Frontiers remains true to its grand vision to build an Open Science platform where everybody has an equal opportunity to seek, share and generate knowledge.

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Frontiers is an online platform for the scientific community to publish open-access articles and network with colleagues.

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Less-structured time in children's daily lives predicts self-directed executive functioning

Why do young children often forget (or outright refuse) to put on a coat before leaving the house on a snowy day? The choice to put on a jacket may seem frustratingly obvious to parents and older siblings, but this simple decision arises from a surprisingly...


PUBLIC HEALTH

Synthetic biology and biosecurity: challenging the “myths”

Synthetic biology, a field that aims to “make biology easier to engineer,” is routinely described as leading to an increase in the “dual-use” threat, i.e., the potential for the same scientific research to be “used” for peaceful purposes or “misused” for warfare or...


EARTH SCIENCE

Early evolution of the lungfish pectoral-fin endoskeleton

Lungfishes occupy a key phylogenetic position as the living sister group of terrestrial vertebrates, and provide important comparative data bearing on our understanding of the fish-tetrapod transition. The paired fins of modern lungfishes have attracted particular attention as models for...


EBOOK

DNA, statistics and the law

Both DNA profiling as a technique and the associated statistical considerations are now widely accepted as robust, but this does not yet guarantee or imply a neat transition to their application in court. Indeed, statistical principles applied to results of forensic DNA profiling analyses are a...

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