Spreading the Word: PLOS Advances Research Through Media Partnerships

Last year, PLOS helped more than 2,300 articles receive media coverage in high-profile outlets including The New York Times, the BBC, National Geographic, Scientific American and The Washington Post. How do we do it? For

PLOS welcomes the revised Plan S guidelines

As a fully Open Access publisher entirely ready to support cOAlition S-funded authors, we have always been in a position to give our support to this bold initiative, and entirely agree that the driving principles

PLOS Journals Now OPEN for Published Peer Review

  Starting today, ALL PLOS journals will offer authors the option to publish their peer review history alongside their accepted manuscript! We’ve been excited to make this announcement, and make major strides towards a more

Gordon Research Conference on Craniofacial Morphogenesis and Tissue Regeneration (February 11 – 16, 2018): Licia Selleri & Ophir Klein

  Gordon Research Conference on Craniofacial Morphogenesis and Tissue Regeneration (February 11 – 16, 2018): Licia Selleri & Ophir Klein   Posted August 22, 2018 by post-info As part of its mission to encourage engagement

Europe Expanded the “No Elsevier Deal” Zone & This Could Change Everything

      A couple of heavy-duty battering rams have hit the journal subscription system in Europe. And they are so big, this will likely set off a chain reaction that changes the scholarly communication

On Story Telling

  Last Monday night I took the mic at a Toronto bar. The whole second floor was full of conservation scientists in town for the North American Congress for Conservation Biology, the music from below

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

Building a Great Scientific Abstract: A Quick Checklist

      It should never be a rushed afterthought. An awful lot is riding on the quality of scientific abstracts. Most readers will rely on that summary, delving in no further. And a conference

Winners of the 2018 PLOS Computational Biology Research Prize

  Winners of the 2018 PLOS Computational Biology Research Prize   post-info It’s time to celebrate the best of PLOS Computational Biology!  In 2017 PLOS Computational Biology launched the “PLOS Computational Biology Research Prize” program

An Author Rights Perspective on Scientific Editors

  By Hilda Bastian   What should scientific editors be able to do well? We would all be able to agree easily on some basics. Last year, a group led by David Moher and colleagues