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

Open Access Resources and Materials

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Ten Simple Rules Collection


New posts: how the EBP Petition rocked #FENS2014 & why the poster session is still impt to sci & #scicomm: http://t.co/28RszZfAms
"Why the humble poster session is here to stay" http://t.co/28RszZfAms http://t.co/7WxztuejlV #neuroscience #scicomm #scied #scitalk
"European Neuroscience and its Discontents" by @DennisEckmeier, posted on new @PLOS #Neuroscience Community Site: http://t.co/08nSFquh3K
Happy to report DOS quelled; all @PLOS journal and @PLOSBlogs sites are up and running smoothly this am PT. Thanks for hanging in there.