Happy 10th Anniversary, PLOS Medicine

The PLOS Medicine editors reflect on some of the journal's most interesting and influential articles published over the last decade.

Social Learning of Novel Tool Use in Wild Chimpanzees

New craze of moss-sponging behavior spread through chimps via social rather than individual learning, demonstrating a shared aptitude with humans for education. Image credit: Liran Samuni

How Dinosaur Arms Became Bird Wings

A combination of modern bird development and dinosaur fossil data reveals how the wrist was honed for flight.

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PLOS appoints new Chief Editors of PLOS Biology
PLOS is pleased to announce that Dr. Chris Ferguson and Dr. Emma Ganley have been appointed as joint Chief Editors to PLOS Biology, effective October 13. Both are based in the... Full article
October 15, 2014
PLOS Medicine Celebrates 10 Years
This week PLOS Medicine celebrates the 10th anniversary of its first issue. PLOS has chosen eight articles and one collection that highlight the breadth and influence of PLOS Medicine, from publishing ethics to public health... Full article
October 14, 2014
PLOS Progress Update Available
Dedicated to leading a transformation in scientific research communication since its inception, PLOS presents its annual summary of activities in the 2013-2014 Progress Update that include: Increasing operational capacity to support... Full article
September 30, 2014

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