Understanding Images: How genetic makeup of a ‘roommate’ can influence health Author: Amelie Baud, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, United Kingdom Competing Interests: Amelie Baud is an author of
0000-0002-2557-6204What if, just for one day, we all took some time to focus and think about Open Data? March 4th, 2017 is a day to do just that—to promote awareness and use of Open Data.
Ever wondered how a laboratory (or a scientific research department) should best manage its day-to-day operations? In a recently published PLOS Biology Community Page article, our Editorial Board member Ulrich Dirnagl and colleagues outline
Author: Jamy C. Peng, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA Competing Interests: Jamy C. Peng is an author of the article discussed in this blog. The survival of a species relies on
0000-0002-2557-6204 It’s not every day I get to write something that is just fun. In celebration of OpenCon, and to recognise all of the fantastic articles that we’ve published at PLOS with a focus
Author: Meiling Yang, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences Competing Interests: Meiling Yang is an author of the article discussed in this blog. Image Credit: Le Kang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
Scientists stuck on the grant-seeking treadmill may find comfort in the results of a recent report from the National Science Foundation. Eighty-five percent of Americans agreed in a 2014 survey that advancing the “frontiers of
Double bill on citation metrics: A new alternative to the Impact Factor plus a handy guide to citation normalization
On Monday, PLOS Biology published two articles on citation metric-based evaluation of published research. In the first, a Meta-Research Article (a new article type we launched earlier this year), a group from the NIH’s
We are pleased to invite you to attend a PLOS Computational Biology Symposium at the National Institutes of Health. The details of the event are as follows: “Computational Biology: Past, Present, and Future” Friday, 16th
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