This December, the Press team is reflecting on some of the PLOS ONE articles covered in the news in 2015. Over the past year ~2,000 PLOS ONE publications were covered in over 6,000 news stories.
My phone buzzed in distress the evening of Nov. 10. UC Santa Cruz had just sent a text alert warning me and other students that someone had seen a mountain lion on campus. Stay indoors,
Above image by Annie Fischinger (creative commons license) Guest Post by Nathaniel J. Dominy, Professor of Anthropology and Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College; OpEd Project Public Voices Fellow (Full bio below this post) Robert L. May graduated from Dartmouth
Just how awesome are bats? It’s easy to forget that one in five species of mammal on this planet have wings capable of delivering spectacularly acrobatic flying abilities. Equally incredibly, two-thirds of these 1,200 species
Majority of Americans agree that anthropogenic climate change is happening: will we be fairly represented in Paris?
Image credit: Mikael Miettinen (creative commons license) By Sasha Wright, Mary Seeburger, and Willa Tsokanis This week I invited my FIT students, Mary Seeburger and Willa Tsokanis, to co-write a piece with me about education, public
Understanding how religion informs our attitudes and views on the environment and climate change is a complicated proposition. However, in light of this week’s COP21 talks in Paris, it as an interesting and necessary topic of conversation.
Listing and delisting of species under the endangered species act (ESA) is a delicate political and scientific dance that can play out over decades. Anyone who has paid attention to the listing, reintroduction, and delisting
The most recent chapter of the World Wildlife Foundation’s Living Forests Report, Chapter 5: Saving Forests at Risks, identifies 11 deforestation fronts where more than 80% of global deforestation between 2010 and 2030 is expected
Cancer Drivers, Protein Complex Prediction, and Crawling and Gliding Cells: the PLOS Comp Biol October Issue
Cancer Drivers, Protein Complex Prediction, and Crawling and Gliding Cells: the PLOS Comp Biol October Issue post-info Here are our highlights from October’s PLOS Computational Biology: A Pan-Cancer Catalogue of Cancer Driver Protein Interaction
Photo of maize intercropped with cowpea (above) – International Institute of Tropical Ag (Creative Commons License) Creating a sustainable agricultural system is one of the greatest concerns facing the world today. Human population growth, degraded