Last week we posted an article by two journalists, Paul D. Thacker and Charles Seife, who argued that the integrity of the scientific and medical literature depends on protecting tools that ensure greater transparency about
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It might be hard to believe, but 2015 marks ten years of PLOS Genetics! To celebrate ten years of hard work, research, and immense dedication from our Editorial Board, we are featuring posts from ten of
Think for a moment, if you will, of all the chemicals that you conscientiously and unconsciously are exposed to everyday. Banal, daily-life things like toothpaste, cosmetics, food additives, pharmaceuticals. They are composed of manufactured chemicals,
Written by Jason Papin, Deputy-Editor-in-Chief for PLOS Computational Biology There has been a recent explosion of big data due to the development in mobile technologies which quickly and easily connect to the Internet. This “big
In PLOS Biology this week, you can read about a fundamental step in the making of plant oils and the pitfalls of material transfer agreements. Fatty Acid Export in Plants Oils from plant seeds
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STOP PRESS! “Scientists decode words from brain signals, fueling hopes for mind reading!” “Mind-reading device could become reality!” “Scientists make telepathy breakthrough!” “Secrets of the inner voice unlocked!” – just some of the sensational headlines