Crowdsourcing plant phenomic data, bacterial niche construction abilities, protocell evolution, microRNA target prediction

  Crowdsourcing plant phenomic data, bacterial niche construction abilities, protocell evolution, microRNA target prediction Posted August 13, 2018 by post-info Check out our Editors-in-Chief’s selection of papers from the July issue of PLOS Computational Biology. Crowdsourcing image analysis

PLOS Biology in the media – July

  PLOS Biology in the media – July   post-info The year is flying past, and July has been another month with several of our papers making the news. This month we’re covering sleeping flies,

Genes – way weirder than you thought

orcid.org/0000-0001-5816-9771 Pretty much everyone, at least in societies with access to public education or exposure to media in its various forms, has been introduced to the idea of the gene, but “exposure does not equate

Tips on Nominating an Article for the $5,000 PLOS Genetics Research Prize 2018

  post-To help you nominate your chosen article, we’ve provided some helpful tips in this post. We look forward to your involvement – review the program information and submit your nomination(s)! Last month, PLOS Genetics

PLOS Biology in the media – May

PLOS Biology in the media – May   post-info This year is flying by, and May was another bumper month at PLOS Biology. In May we’ve covered all things hair, mind-controlled avatar races, and plant

Nominations open for the PLOS Genetics Research Prize 2018

  Nominations open for the PLOS Genetics Research Prize 2018   post-info We’re delighted to announce the opening of nominations for the PLOS Genetics Research Prize 2018! To mark its launch, we asked Rainer Roehe,

PLOS Biology in the media – April

post-info April was a truly diverse month at PLOS Biology. This month we are talking about gravity-defying fungi, representation of endangered species in the media, gender gaps and information gaps in scientific research and why

Understanding Images: Traffic jam causes immune cell road rage

0000-0002-8715-2896 Understanding Images: Traffic jam causes immune cell road rage   Posted February 23, 2018 by post-info Authors: Steven J. Del Signore and Avital A. Rodal, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, United

Species: The evolution of the idea

My revised book is now titled Species: The evolution of the idea, and now contains a philosophy section as well as a complete list of species concept[ion]s and an appendix of all taxonomic levels I could locate. It is due out in February 2018 from CRC Press. I have done a complete revision of all sections Read More...

Genetics and microbiome of cattle methane production: 2017 PLOS Genetics Research Prize Winning Research

post-info AddThis Sharing Buttons aTTThe PLOS Genetics Editors-in-Chief and Senior Editors would like to congratulate: Rainer Roehe, Richard J. Dewhurst, Carol-Anne Duthie, John A. Rooke, Nest McKain, Dave W.  Ross, Jimmy J. Hyslop, Anthony Waterhouse,