Photomicrographs of Glomus versiforme (basionym Endogone versiformis) are this week’s featured image. The colorful figure contains pale spores used in the paper, Revealing Natural Relationships among Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi: Culture Line BEG47 Represents Diversispora epigaea,
In this media digest: a new report on HIV rates in the US, a new test for Alzheimer’s disease and more. On Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control announced the results of its first multi-year
This week’s featured image comes from the manuscript, Tradeoff between Stability and Maneuverability during Whole-Body Movements by Drs. Alaa Ahmed and Helen Huang at the University of Colorado Boulder. In the paper, the authors tested
In this media digest: a spit test that can predict your age, huddling penguins, and much much more! In the paper, Epigenetic Predictor of Age, researchers from UCLA discovered that they could predict someone’s age
This week’s featured image comes from a paper by Frank DiMaio et al. entitled, Modeling Symmetric Macromolecular Structures in Rosetta3. Most homomeric protein assemblies are symmetric and the authors of this paper use Rosetta 3
This post was written by, Krista Hoff, a publications assistant for PLoS ONE. To celebrate publication of their recent research, “Mitotic Spindle Proteomics in Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells,” Dr. Ahna Skop, whose second passion is
Age as the only meaningful predictive tool for cardiovascular disease: another blow to personalized medicine?
Today, we published the article, Screening for Future Cardiovascular Disease Using Age by Nicholas J. Wald, Mark Simmonds, and Joan K. Morris. The following Perspective is by Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, the academic editor of this manuscript.
The image above is from the paper, The Giant Cafeteria roenbergensis Virus That Infects a Widespread Marine Phagocytic Protist Is a New Member of the Fourth Domain of Life and is this week’s picture of
In this media digest: your flaws are my pain, increased gold mining threatens the Peruvian Amazon and more. The manuscript, Your Flaws Are My Pain: Linking Empathy To Vicarious Embarrassment, by Soren Krach et al.,
The image for this week comes from a research article on extended longevity in Fukomys mole rats. In this paper, researchers from Germany and the Czech Republic analyzed giant mole rats (Fukomys mechowii) to see