BioMed Central is located in the U.K. It is a science, technology and medical publisher that has pioneered the concept of open-access for peer-review research journals. BioMed publishes around 200 peer review journals for the purpose of advancing scientific communication among researchers and the public. Some examples of BioMed journals include, Journal of Biology, Bioinformatics, Malaria Journal. BioMed receives funding from the a variety of sources including reprint fees and grants from the NIH and other science related foundations. The peer-review criteria is up to the individual publisher of the journal submitted to BioMed Central.

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Competing crabs don't fight over 'homes'

Two hermit crab species which live on the same beach have adapted to coexist by selecting differently shaped shells as their homes, according to a study in the open access journal BMC Ecology.

New disease hits corals

The emergence of a new coral disease in Micronesian reefs, termed grey-patch disease, is reported in the open access journal Microbiome. The disease alters the community of microbes found on the host coral and measuring these ...

Male spiders show their sensitive side

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Bonobo diet of aquatic greens may hold clues to human evolution

Observations of bonobos in the Congo basin foraging in swamps for aquatic herbs rich in iodine, a critical nutrient for brain development and higher cognitive abilities, may explain how the nutritional needs of prehistoric ...

Clearwing butterfly wins BMC Ecology Image Competition 2018

From bridges built by spiders, to marine mammals without table manners, and the unpredictability of volcanoes, the 2018 BMC Ecology Image Competition produced a terrific array of images that reflect the variety of research ...

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