PLoS ONE News and Blog Round-Up

In this media round-up:  dinosaurs are taller than expected, monkeys are self-aware, memory studies help patients with brain injuries and much more…

Iridovirus and Microsporidian Linked to Honey Bee Colony Decline received coverage from: PBS NewsHour, New York Times, The Telegraph, The Baltimore Sun, TIME, The New Yorker, New Scientist, Discover (blog), NPR, Science Blogs, CBS, Ars Technica, and Popular Science.

Cartilaginous Epiphyses in Extant Archosaurs and Their Implications for Reconstructing Limb Function in Dinosaurs was covered by: The Vancouver Sun, AFP, Kansas City Star, Discovery News, MSNBC, Sify and The New York Times.

A Role for Calcium-Permeable AMPA Receptors in Synaptic Plasticity and Learning received attention from: ABC News, AFP, Sydney Morning Herald, Softpedia, Life Scientist, Top News, One India, and The Australian.

A Preliminary Investigation Regarding the Effect of Tennis Grunting: Does White Noise During a Tennis Shot Have a Negative Impact on Shot Perception? This article received media attention from: CBC News, TIME, The Vancouver Sun, BBC, Discoblog, Yahoo Xtra, National Post, and Digital Journal.

Modified Vaccinia Virus Ankara Exerts Potent Immune Modulatory Activities in a Murine Model was covered by: Science Centric.

The paper, From Preferred to Actual Mate Characteristics: The Case of Human Body Shape was covered by: US News & World Report, UPI, Softpedia, TIME, and Times of India.

Ultrafast Mid-IR Laser Scalpel: Protein Signals of the Fundamental Limits to Minimally Invasive Surgery received attention from: Winnipeg Free Press, Metro News and Health Canal.

Rhesus Monkeys (Macaca mulatta) Do Recognize Themselves in the Mirror: Implications for the Evolution of Self-Recognition received attention from: CBS News, Discover, Business Week, Journal Sentinel, Science News, MSNBC, International Business Times and Wired.

A Low Dose of Dietary Resveratrol Partially Mimics Caloric Restriction and Retards Aging Parameters in Mice is a paper which published last year and recently received media coverage from Technocrati.

Selected image is Figure 7 from PLoS ONE article e12818

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