Crowdsourcing the Collection of Oceanographic Data

Read the PLOS Biology community page about an innovative and cost-effective approach to filling the gaps in our knowledge of the world’s oceans. Image credit: Rachelle Lauro
September 15, 2014

PLOS Resources on Ebola

·         Rapidly published PLOS Currents, journal articles and blogs in a new collection – read more in Speaking of Medicine. Image credit: http://phil.cdc.gov

September 15, 2014

Who's the Boss?

Brain structure reflects social status in macaques – read the primer in PLOS Biology. Image credit: Martin Ng, Flickr
September 15, 2014

PLOS Suite of Journals and Blogs

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

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Meredith Niles Appointed to PLOS Board of Directors
PLOS is pleased to announce that Dr. Meredith Niles will join the PLOS Board of Directors, effective September 5, 2014. “Meredith’s unique career arc in both science and policy will... Full article
September 5, 2014
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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