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- Overall, we rate Frontiers in Aging as a Pro-Science journal based on peer review and a clean fact-check record. We also rate them Mostly Factual due to Frontier Media’s retractions of studies either pre or post-publication.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: EXCELLENT
Media Type: Journal
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Frontiers in Aging is a peer-reviewed open-access journal that advances our understanding of human aging and the fundamental link with age-related diseases, ultimately leading to improved healthspans. According to its about page, they “Frontiers in Aging is an Open Access journal which publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research that contributes to our understanding of the biological mechanism of aging.”
Funded by / Ownership
Frontiers in Aging is owned by Frontiers Media SA, which is a for-profit corporation. Funding comes from digital sales of content and author fees for publication.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Frontiers in Aging is an open-access journal that publishes information and research related to the aging process. The journal primarily publishes research such as this An optimized mouse parabiosis protocol for investigation of aging and rejuvenative mechanisms.
Frontiers Media has been criticized for being a predatory open-access publisher. In short, Predatory Open Access publishing is an exploitative open-access publishing business model that involves charging publication fees to authors without providing the editorial and publishing services associated with legitimate journals.
In general, Frontiers in Aging is a credible scientific journal, as we cannot find any controversy or significant retractions to date. However, Frontiers Media has retracted some studies in other publications that were found to be of poor methodology and not thoroughly peer-reviewed.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Frontiers in Aging as a Pro-Science journal based on peer review and a clean fact-check record. We also rate them Mostly Factual due to Frontier Media’s retractions of studies either pre or post-publication. (D. Van Zandt 10/10/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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