On the eve of National Honey Bee Day, PLOS’s Jose Mendez interviews researcher Dr. Michelle Flenniken, Ph.D of Montana State University to discuss the role of viruses on honey bee health and the importance of
0000-0002-8996-1849The landscape of science is always shifting and in the last ten years we’ve seen a significant change brought by revolutionary discoveries like the powerful induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) and CRISPR/Cas9 technologies. Since then
As part of its mission to encourage engagement within the genetics community, PLOS Genetics is sponsoring a number of conferences and meetings this year. In order to raise awareness about these conferences and the researchers
0000-0002-6177-577X Author: Galadriel Hovel-Miner, George Washington University, Washington DC, United States. Competing Interests: Galadriel Hovel-Miner is an author of the article discussed in this blog. Image Credit: Mark Field, University of Cambridge Every pathogen
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0000-0002-6177-577XAuthor: David A. Marques, University of Bern and Eawag, Kastanienbaum, Switzerland. Competing interests: David A. Marques is an author of the article discussed in this blog. More than 150 years have passed since Darwin
Every year, some 10 million people die from diseases that disproportionately affect the world’s poorest people. These deaths could be avoided, argue leading global health experts in a new PLOS Collection that charts the path to a dramatic reduction in the global burden of disease by 2035. This ambitious convergence in global health will require strategic investments in research and development as well as an aggressive scale-up of health-care delivery systems to ensure that existing health tools and services reach those who need them most.
0000-0002-6177-577XImage Credit: Matthew Clay, Sherwood Lab, Duke University Author: David R. Sherwood is an associate professor at the Department of Biology, Duke University. He is also the director of graduate studies for the Development and Stem
When an American dentist killed a beloved African lion named Cecil last summer, the world responded with outrage. In this episode of the PLOS Biology podcast, Liza Gross explores the issue of sport hunting and lion conservation with two lion experts.
Authors: Niklaus Zemp is a Post Doctoral Researcher and Alex Widmer is a Professor, both based at the Institute of Integrative Biology (IBZ), ETH Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland. Competing interests: Niklaus Zemp and Alex Widmer are