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A feed is a collection of research articles and preprints that updates automatically as science happens. Feeds are the mechanism by which Meta users organize and receive real-time updates, view recommended content and expand their research.

To get started, researchers can create their own feeds and/or follow feeds curated by Meta's team of experts. Feeds are built by following one or more Interests, specifically, Concepts, Researchers or Journals. Concepts is a broad category that includes diseases, genes, proteins, cells, sequences, organisms and other terms based on standard biomedical vocabularies. 

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As papers matching your Interests are published, they will automatically appear in your feeds, ranked by predicted impact. Papers may be viewed by time period (e.g., day, month, year) or article type (e.g., reviews, clinical trials, case report, retraction, preprint).

Scroll down through a feed to view all relevant papers published over time, or click New Only to view only those papers that have been added to your feed since the last time you logged into Meta. You can easily spot new papers in your feeds, which are flagged in green with the word NEW.