Aims and scope
BMC Research Notes is an open access journal publishing peer-reviewed contributions from across all scientific and clinical disciplines, including intriguing initial observations, updates to previous work and established methods, valid negative results, and scientific data sets and descriptions. We are committed to making it easier to find, cite and share your short reports by providing an inclusive forum for valuable data and research observations.
This retrospective collection edited by Dr AlRyalat (The University of Jordan) showcases how machine learning has revolutionized diagnostic medicine and inspired new applications and diagnostic tools.
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Featured article: Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on athletes with disabilities preparing for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo
In this Research note, Urbański et al assess the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on athletes preparing for the Tokyo 2021 Paralympic Games during lockdown in Poland.
Via randomized pilot tests Agley et al are investigating how infographics may be used to improve trust in science, COVID-19 misinformation and behavioral intentions for non-pharmaceutical preventive behaviors.
Featured data: Retrieving and processing agro-meteorological data from API-client sources using R software
In their Data note, Correndo et al describe the use R software to help users of weather data with agronomic purposes to retrieve and process data from different application programming interfaces.
Featured article: Demographic and policy-based differences in behaviors and attitudes towards driving after marijuana use: an analysis of the 2013–2017 Traffic Safety Culture Index
Benedetti et al show that based on self-reported behaviors and attitudes, certain demographic groups were more tolerant of driving after marijuana use. They found no evidence suggesting that behaviors and attitudes were more tolerant in states with liberal marijuana policies.
BMC Series Focus Issues
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.
With Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the BMC Series presents a focus issue on ‘Understanding Mental Health’. We have brought together content to highlight research into understanding and improving mental health.
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Annual Journal Metrics
43 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
29 days to first decision for all manuscripts
95 days from submission to acceptance
11 days from acceptance to publication
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