Membranes and Energy 3.5 Billion Years Ago

Research in PLOS Biology examines the deep split between bacteria and archaea in the tree of life. Image credit: Filip Goč, Flickr
August 15, 2014


Global coalition of access to research, science and education organizations calls on STM to withdraw new model licenses.
August 7, 2014

Outbreak of Ebola Virus in Guinea

Factors that may underlie outbreaks of this devastating disease are discussed in this PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases editorial. Image credit: Frederique Jacquerioz
August 6, 2014

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Global Coalition of Access to Research, Science and Education Organizations calls on STM to Withdraw New Model Licenses
As a group, the undersigned organizations share a vision in which scholarly knowledge is a common good, a resource for the whole of humanity. This means more than just allowing... Full article
August 7, 2014
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
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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

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