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BMC Series Focus Issues

July: Open data and data sharing

Data are the cornerstones to transparency and reproducibility of research. At the BMC Series, we offer different article types to help you share your data. Explore some of our open access data publications in this focus issue and browse through the additional reading and resources to learn more about this topic. 

June: Water and Sanitation.

In celebration of World Environment Day on the 5th June,  the BMC Series presents a focus issue on Water and Sanitation.  We have  collated open-access content from across our journals to highlight research into clean water, investigating links between water and health and our overall relationship with water.


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Special Collection: Transcranial ultrasound stimulation and its applications in the neurosciences. Our latest guest-edited collection brings together recent research published in BMC Neuroscience concerning technological advances, potential applications, and therapeutic effects, of transcranial ultrasound stimulation.

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  1. Authors: Kyong-Oh Shin, Debra A. Crumrine, Sungeun Kim, Yerin Lee, Bogyeong Kim, Katrina Abuabara, Chaehyeong Park, Yoshikazu Uchida, Joan S. Wakefield, Jason M. Meyer, Sekyoo Jeong, Byeong Deog Park, Kyungho Park and Peter M. Elias

    Content type: Research article

  1. Authors: Tatyana O. Sharpee, Alain Destexhe, Mitsuo Kawato, Vladislav Sekulić, Frances K. Skinner, Daniel K. Wójcik, Chaitanya Chintaluri, Dorottya Cserpán, Zoltán Somogyvári, Jae Kyoung Kim, Zachary P. Kilpatrick, Matthew R. Bennett, Kresimir Josić, Irene Elices, David Arroyo, Rafael Levi…

    Content type: Meeting abstracts

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BMC Neuroscience is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of neuroscience, welcoming studies that provide insight into the molecular, cellular, developmental, genetic and genomic, systems, network, cognitive and behavioral aspects of nervous system function in both health and disease.  Experimental studies are within scope, as are studies that describe methodological approaches to monitoring or manipulating nervous system function.

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Valuable data often go unpublished when they could be helping to progress science. Hence, the BMC Series introduced Data notes, a short article type allowing you to describe your data and publish them to make your data easier to find, cite and share.

You can publish your data in BMC Genomic Data (genomic, transcriptomic and high-throughput genotype data) or in BMC Research Notes (data from across all natural and clinical sciences). 

More information about our unique article type can be found on the BMC Genomic Data and BMC Research Notes journal websites. 

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As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

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