(Jan. 2014) Frontiers is helping measure research impact in a whole new way. We’ve just added Altmetric scores and badges to papers online (including e-View pre-prints). Altmetric measures the real-time impact of scholarly articles by tracking tweets, blog posts, news stories and other content that mentions scholarly articles.
Current Issue: September 2014
In their roles as predators, prey, transporters of nutrients, and habitat for deep-water organisms, whales (such as this humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae) have major impacts on the state of the world’s oceans. As the global abundance of cetaceans continues to rebound after centuries of commercial whaling, their ecological influences are likely to become more apparent. MORE