How Can Africa Prevent the Next Haemorrhagic Fever Crisis? Invest in Research and Development

  By Dr. Jenniffer Mabuka In 2014, West Africa encountered its worst recorded outbreak of Ebola with over 11,000 reported deaths. The memory of this crisis hadn’t faded yet when Ebola reared its ugly head

Meet some of the PLOS ECRs and Forbes 30 Under 30 (Pt 2 of 2) leading the research community

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Celebrating 100 weeks of PLOS #SciWed AMAs with #SciComm & Climate Change Chat

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Reflections on OpenCon 2016

537A9427-690x3200000-0002-8715-2896Source: Reflections on OpenCon 2016 When checking in to the third annual OpenCon Conference, every individual is given the customary conference badge indicating name, institution, and Twitter handle. But, unlike other conferences, there is a

Announcing the second round winners of PLOS ECR Travel Awards

0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Announcing the second round winners of PLOS ECR Travel Awards The second batch of PLOS Early Career Researcher Travel Awards have been awarded to ten PLOS authors. Though their specialties range from marine bioacoustics

The second round of PLOS ECR Travel Awards are now open

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The second round of PLOS ECR Travel Awards are now open

0000-0002-8715-2896Source: The second round of PLOS ECR Travel Awards are now open The second round of PLOS ECR Travel Awards are now open   Posted September 16, 2016 by Sara Kassabian in The Student Blog

Highlighting notable helminth research and a PLOS Science Weds AMA preview for #WormWeek

9357039395_fe6109fee6_k-690x3200000-0002-8715-2896Source: Highlighting notable helminth research and a PLOS Science Weds AMA preview for #WormWeek AddThis Sharing Buttons above To many people, worms are considered harmless creatures, if not a little yucky. But don’t be fooled

CRISPR Puts Up a Fight Against Persistent Herpesviruses: A Short Animation

CRISPRvidscreengrab-690x3200000-0002-8715-2896Source: CRISPR Puts Up a Fight Against Persistent Herpesviruses: A Short Animation AddThis Sharing Buttons above A video by Research Square depicts the science behind a PLOS Pathogens research article Since its development, CRISPR technology

How open data and “animal selfies” help conservation efforts, a PLOS Science Wednesday AMA recap

24738278-640x3200000-0002-8715-2896Source: How open data and “animal selfies” help conservation efforts, a PLOS Science Wednesday AMA recap The July 13 PLOS Science Wednesday Ask Me Anything session (AMA) featured Jorge Ahumada from Conservation International and Lydia