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Key New Species Discoveries of 2014
While there’s no denying the ongoing global extinction of animals, microbes and plants, the discovery of new species provides critical information into the puzzle of earth’s biodiversity and evolutionary history.... Full article
August 3, 2015
Publishing Initiatives at PLOS: A Look Back and a Look Ahead
(Cross-posted from Helen Atkins’ post on the Official PLOS Blog) In January 2015, we wrote about exciting developments at PLOS specifically designed to improve the author and community experience.   The... Full article
July 24, 2015
To the Extensive Review Community: Thank You!
In 2014, PLOS published more than 33,000 articles; each one required participation from at least one of the 90,000+ contributors involved in the peer review process across the PLOS suite... Full article
March 10, 2015

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