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    Researchers turn to specific volcanoes such as Etna in Sicily to gain insight into volcanic and non-volcanic activities of the Earth. By Fiona Boni, Science Writer A professor at the University of Roma Tre, Valerio Acocella focuses his research on understanding what triggers eruptions and what causes the propagation of the magma to the [...]

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    Autoimmunity: Why the Body Attacks Itself

    November 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

    Sometimes macrophages are given the wrong signals and they attack healthy cells. When this happens, your body develops a reaction that can lead to autoimmunity. [...]
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    When you hear the word microbes, what comes to your mind? Something much too small to see and that makes you fall ill? Just because some microbes cause diseases that does not mean they are all evil. For example, in the marine (ocean) environment, the vast majority of microbes are good ones [...]

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    Peer-reviewing Frontiers

    January 27, 2016

    Surveys among thousands of our authors, editors, reviewers show high overall satisfaction with Frontiers,  but also yield constructive criticisms which help us to improve our processes and platform. Frontiers is determined to let researchers shape scholarly publishing. It is therefore important [...]
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    Peer review plays a pivotal role in the advancement of scholarly literature. Around 2 million research papers are currently published every year, all assessed by expert colleagues to analyse the authors’ results and conclusions, provide detailed feedback and help shape the manuscripts. But it is [...]
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    Frontiers has several key strategies to ensure the highest quality standards possible through our collaborative peer review. [...]