“We need to commit to and invest in the changes we seek”: Insights from the MSF Scientific Research Day

“We need to commit to and invest in the changes we seek”: Insights from the MSF Scientific Research Day   Posted August 19, 2018 by post-info In recognition of World Humanitarian Day 2018, PLOS ONE

Meet our Editor-in-Chief at #ACSBOSTON in August | Booth 712

  Meet our Editor-in-Chief at #ACSBOSTON in August | Booth 712   Posted August 17, 2018 by PLOS ONE editors post-info PLOS ONE is excited to be exhibiting at this year’s American Chemical Society (ACS)

The Sickness Lurking Beneath World Cup Fever

  The Sickness Lurking Beneath World Cup Fever Posted August 16, 2018 by Dean Schillinger post-info While watching the World Cup, Dean Schillinger was reminded of the ongoing back-and-forth matchup between the soda industry and public

National Fossil Day 2018: Events, Part 1

  It’s that time of year again, and PLOS Paleontology Community is happy to highlight upcoming events associated with National Fossil Day (October 17, 2018). Many of these events are hosted by U.S. museums, institutions, and

New Book, “Run to the Light,” Chronicles a Journey with Batten Disease

  On Sunday, August 19, Taylor King will turn 20. On November 1, Laura King Edwards’s inspiring book “Run To The Light” will be published, by Bedazzled Ink. The memoir is an astonishing tale of

How to communicate basic research in schools – a case study using Drosophila

0000-0001-8462-0271   By Andreas Prokop, PhD, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester   The Manchester Fly Facility maintains an objective-driven, long-term science communication initiative which started in 2011 and promotes the importance of

Yoga, Depression, & Clinical Trial Critique 101

  A study piqued my curiosity in a news feed recently. Yoga could reduce depression symptoms, researchers said – but only if you expected it to (Uebelacker 2018). Yoga for depression, it turns out, is

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

The XV Collection: Perverse Outcomes of Novel Therapies

  The XV Collection: Perverse Outcomes of Novel Therapies Posted August 10, 2018 by post-info by Andrew Read Yale professor Steve Stearns once warned that the transition from Young Turk to Old Turkey happens quickly.

Fossil Friday Roundup: August 10, 2018

  Featured Image: Triassic pentadactyl tracks from Argentina. From Citton et al. (2018). CC-BY.  Papers (All Open Access): Cambrian petalonamid Stromatoveris phylogenetically links Ediacaran biota to later animals (Palaeontology) Salvinialean megaspores in the Late Cretaceous