Sequencing Eukaryotic Life in the Oceans

Read the PLOS Biology community page about an initiative to use transcriptomics to illuminate the role of microbial eukaryotes in the world’s oceans. Image credit: Bruce Anderson (University of Stellenbosch)
July 16, 2014

PLOS Clinical Immunology Collection

Read this new collection with sections on Allergies & Anaphylaxis and Tumor Immunology.
July 8, 2014

The Vulnerability of Antarctica

Antarctica’s protected areas are inadequate, unrepresentative and at risk. Read the perspective in PLOS Biology. Image Credit: Christopher Michel, Flickr
July 8, 2014

PLOS Suite of Journals and Blogs

PLOS ONE PLOS Biology PLOS Medicine PLOS Comp Bio PLOS Genetics PLOS NTDs PLOS Pathogens HTML Map

Latest News

PLOS Launches Neuroscience and Synthetic Biology Channels to Support Collaboration and Discussion of Published Research
(July 2, 2014)  PLOS today launches an initiative designed to engage the larger scientific community in researcher-led, informal discussions of published articles and timely issues affecting researchers such as data... Full article
July 2, 2014
New Publication Time
The research that PLOS publishes garners global media coverage in major outlets including The New York Times, The Guardian, National Geographic, Wired, The Huffington Post, Sydney Morning Herald and hundreds... Full article
June 26, 2014
Momentum for Article-Level Metrics: New Uses
The visibility of a research paper extends beyond the journal in which the paper appears, and today includes press coverage, discussion boards, blog posts, post-publication reference managers and downloads. To... Full article
June 11, 2014

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Ten Simple Rules Collection


If you blog on #neuroscience… PLOS Neuro Community Site invites research blogger submissions http://t.co/hJR0BkHcY4
If you blog on synbio… the PLOS Synbio Community Site invites research bloggers to submit posts: http://t.co/Om5ZGtAuI6 #SyntheticBiology
@PLOS seeks bloggers (paid) on #SyntheticBiology research - for researchers http://t.co/wuXklCXlZ1 #nasw Contact: synbiocommunity@plos.org
@BenBondLamberty Yes, the Advanced Search issue is a different bug, team is working on it! Thanks
@BenBondLamberty There are some ongoing display issues being worked on; data is however being collected. We'll advise when back up in full.