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Molecules 2009, 14(1), 584-585; doi:10.3390/molecules14010584

Molecules’ Highlights in 2008 and a Look Forward to 2009

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Received: 3 January 2009 / Published: 23 January 2009
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As has now become a custom for Molecules, as one year ends and another starts its Publisher and Editor-in-Chief would like to take stock of our progress in 2008 and offer our readership a preview of things to come in 2009. Just as we had hoped in last year’s editorial [1], the year that just concluded proved to be another outstanding one for MDPI's flagship journal Molecules. By year’s end we had published 239 papers and three Editorials or Editor's Notes for a total of 3,252 pages. While the 8% growth in the number of papers published compared to 2007 may appear modest, the number of pages published represented a 22% increase over the prior year, and was largely attributable to the increase in the number of reviews published. [...]
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