PLOS Pathogens Publishes 200th Pearl

Explore these mini-reviews, and the new accompanying Flipboard collection, with editor Joseph Heitman.
April 17, 2014

Computational Biology Design Opportunity

Enter by May 9 – the selected design will debut at the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) meeting in July.
April 9, 2014

Relaunch of the PLOS Synthetic Biology Collection

A curated collection of synthetic biology research reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the field.
April 4, 2014

PLOS Suite of Journals and Blogs

PLOS Suite of Journals and Blogs

Latest News

PLOS Updates Fee Waiver Program
PLOS believes that lack of funds should not be a barrier to Open Access publication. The organization facilitates this objective in two ways. First, PLOS provides full or partial fee... Full article
April 22, 2014
Version Tracking – PLOS Participates in the CrossMark Program From CrossRef
PLOS is pleased to announce an enhancement to its articles, which will now connect users to any future changes to the article – from improvements in data accessibility to corrections,... Full article
March 24, 2014
PLOS’ New Data Policy: Part Two
The past couple of weeks have led to an extraordinary outpouring of discussions on open data and its place in scientific publishing. We are grateful to everyone who took the... Full article
March 10, 2014

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Ten Simple Rules Collection


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