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
In this media round-up: a chimp’s yawn is contagious, cows produce milk with a human protein and much much more. The manuscript, Herpes Simplex Virus Dances with Amyloid Precursor Protein while Exiting the Cell by Shi-Bin