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.

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

Slice of PLOS: Psychedelics in the Lab and Clinic: Making Up for Lost Time

0000-0002-8715-2896 Slice of PLOS: Psychedelics in the Lab and Clinic: Making Up for Lost Time   post-info AddThis Sharing Buttons above Nearly 50 years ago, psychiatrists lost access to one of the most promising tools

Protocols: The Devil is in the Details

0000-0002-8715-2896 Protocols: The Devil is in the Details   Posted May 3, 2017 by Emma Ganley in Announcement, Biology, Data, Debate, Editorial policy, News, Open access, PLOS Biology, Policy, Publishing, Resources, Video post-info AddThis Sharing

The Trouble with Transparency

Last week we posted an article by two journalists, Paul D. Thacker and Charles Seife, who argued that the integrity of the scientific and medical literature depends on protecting tools that ensure greater transparency about financial ties to industry that … Continue reading »

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The Fight Over Transparency: Round Two

By Paul D. Thacker and Charles Seife The backlash against transparency is now underway. The battles being waged are likely to leave their mark over how to perform — and how to interpret — the medical and scientific literature for … Continue reading »

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Human Disease Epigenomics 2.0

It might be hard to believe, but 2015 marks ten years of PLOS Genetics! To celebrate ten years of hard work, research, and immense dedication from our Editorial Board, we are featuring posts from ten of our editors. Next in the … Continue reading »

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Suffering for Science: Balancing the Costs and Benefits of Animal Research

Think for a moment, if you will, of all the chemicals that you conscientiously and unconsciously are exposed to everyday. Banal, daily-life things like toothpaste, cosmetics, food additives, pharmaceuticals. They are composed of manufactured chemicals, synthesized and tested in a … Continue reading »

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This week in PLOS Biology

In PLOS Biology this week, you can read about a fundamental step in the making of plant oils and the pitfalls of material transfer agreements.   Fatty Acid Export in Plants Oils from plant seeds provide the basis for many … Continue reading »

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This week in PLOS Biology

In this bumper week for PLOS Biology, you can read about bat navigation, transmission of longevity, new neurons for old brains, how yeast anticipate change, a serious downside of illegal drug laws, and how to prioritise conservation efforts.   Why … Continue reading »

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