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A good day for science; respect to the Editor...

Earlier, I reported on the publication of our article on the internalisation of peptide-capped nanoparticles in cells. Today, I want to share with you the publication process as it happened at… 1,399 more words


TAT and HA2 Facilitate Cellular Uptake of Gold Nanoparticles but do not Lead to Cytosolic Localisation

That is the title of a paper now published at PloS One. I am particularly pleased at the publication of this paper and would like to congratulate and thank its authors. 107 more words


Mitigating Reptile Road Mortality: Fence Failures Compromise Ecopassage Effectiveness

Mitigating Reptile Road Mortality: Fence Failures Compromise Ecopassage Effectiveness
Source: PLoS ONE

Roadways pose serious threats to animal populations. The installation of roadway mitigation measures is becoming increasingly common, yet studies that rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of these conservation tools remain rare.

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A Surge of Questionable Systematic Reviews on Periodontal Therapy and Diabetes Mellitus

Currently, teachers experience a general problem, a surge of published systematic reviews where slightly modified search criteria have led to slightly different bunch of papers with slightly different results of meta-analyses. 1,174 more words


A New Blood Test Could Stop Doctors From Overprescribing Antibiotics

Scientists claim to have established a new blood test that can help doctors quickly distinguish between bacterial and viral infections, giving physicians the ability to prescribe antibiotics more accurately. 136 more words