PLOS Science Wednesday on RedditScience

Engage with PLOS authors in this weekly /r/science Ask Me Anything (AMA) series launching Apr 22 – view schedule  

SciComm – the Newest Blog on Our Network

The debut post explores, “When Open Access is the norm, how do scientists work together online?” Image credit: Steve A. Johnson, Flickr

Sloth Hair Study with >82,000 Views

Uncovering it as a potential source of drugs targeting vector-borne diseases, cancer and bacterial infection. Image credit: Christian Mehlführer, Wikimedia Commons


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

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
UK Researchers Consider PLOS Publications Among Their Best
Data published in the UK’s 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) demonstrate that UK scientists are not only publishing in Open Access journals, but regard their PLOS articles among their best... Full article
February 27, 2015
PLOS statement on peer review manipulation
Biomed Central recently uncovered attempts to deceive editors and undermine the peer review process of papers at several of their journals (see their original statement and update). The reviewers suggested... Full article
January 23, 2015

Open Access Resources and Materials

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Ten Simple Rules Collection


On @PLOSBLOGS @GregDowney1 asks: Could endocrine disrupting chemicals be affecting our species’ evolution? http://t.co/QYOA3j9EV4
RT @PLOSPathogens: #MicroRNA Pathways can be targeted in the #Lung and offer a potential new #antimicrobial approach @PLOSPathogens http://t.co/N5AzjZVFyC
Congrats to @ElizKolbert awarded 2015 #Pulitzer for "The Sixth Extinction, an Unnatural History" #climatechange #ecology
Meet PLOS editors at #AACR15 Mon-Tues 3:00 – 4:00 PM (booth 1740) Pictured Clare Garvey & Larry Peiperl @PLOSMedicine http://t.co/fRqghufblX
RT @nature_brains: 10 simple rules for effective #scicomm from the @deepseanews team: http://t.co/cNO4BWupv3 via @PLOSCompBiol