Ecologists are keen observers of biological life, the environment, and the many ways that they influence and interact with one another. In our daily lives, however, most people don’t have the chance to appreciate the remarkable diversity and activity in our surroundings that ecologists are trained to seek out. For this reason, BMC Ecology created… Read more »
Monthly Archives: February 2016
How did the ancient collision of India and Asia affect the evolution of the dragon lizards found all over the region today? New research delves into how bygone Asian dragons once invaded an independent India.
From the role of E Coli in Crohn’s Disease pathogenesis to genetic basis for lactose intolerance, BMC Gastroenterology published an exciting array of papers covering a wide range of research topics in the field of gastroenterology in 2015. Here, we highlight some of the most popular papers from the past year.
The Indian Ocean Rim Muscle Colloquium aims to bring together researchers with expertise in muscle biology from around the Indian Ocean rim. Previous meetings of the IORMC took place in Australia, India and Singapore. In January BMC Physiology attended IORMC 2016, the 4th meeting of the IORMC, which took place at the Asara Conference Centre, just outside of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Finding a relevant reporting guideline for a study can be very difficult. Here we introduce a pilot experiment starting for some of the BMC-series journals which aims to overcome this issue.
In 2015, BMC Family Practice published an exciting array of papers covering a wide range of research topics. From clinical diagnosis of functional disorders to the socioeconomic aspects of the delivery of care, we examined every aspect of primary care research. Here, we highlight four popular papers from the past year as well as our ongoing thematic series.
2015 brought interesting content to BMC Health Services Research including the articles that featured in the cross journal collection ‘The Many Meanings of Quality in Healthcare’. Now that 2016 is with us, we’d like to take this opportunity to reflect on some of the highlights published in the previous 12 months. Multimorbidity, health care utilization and costs in… Read more »