Public Library of Science

Public Library of Science

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  • New: PLOS is pleased to highlight here an important Op-Ed written by PLOS Co-Founder Harold Varmus, published in The New York Times on March 22, 2017. Source: Why Trump’s N.I.H. Cuts Should Worry Us – The New York Times  Last week I was in London to participate in a scientific symposium. During coffee breaks, many British colleagues asked me and other American visitors to explain the bewildering news that President Trump had announced his intention to cut the budget for the National Institutes of Health by 18.3 percent, about $5.8 billion. My answer to “What is going on?” did include some cons
  • Old: At PLOS, we aim to support academic communities in communicating their research in open and accessible ways. The first of the PLOS Channels, a new way for specialist communities to communicate, find and read research content, launch this week. Channels provide an innovative way of curating and presenting published research relevant to a scholarly community. Each is curated by a small group of Channel Editors, themselves researchers, who continuously bring together and showcase recently published research content selected from the broad scope of PLOS journals. Importantly, Channel Editors

Public Library of Science

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  • New: At PLOS, we aim to support academic communities in communicating their research in open and accessible ways. The first of the PLOS Channels, a new way for specialist communities to communicate, find and read research content, launch this week. Channels provide an innovative way of curating and presenting published research relevant to a scholarly community. Each is curated by a small group of Channel Editors, themselves researchers, who continuously bring together and showcase recently published research content selected from the broad scope of PLOS journals. Importantly, Channel Editors
  • Old: Since 2008 in Europe and 2009 in the US, the last day of February is marked as Rare Disease Day. In less than 10 years, Rare Disease Day (and #RareDiseaseDay) has grown from a centralized effort to bring attention to these disorders by patient organizations in Europe to an international awareness and action day that includes patients, legislators, research funders, scientists and clinicians. It is estimated that 350 million people worldwide suffer from rare diseases, defined regionally according to prevalence. In the European Union a rare disease is one that affects less than 1 in 2,000 p

Public Library of Science

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  • New: Since 2008 in Europe and 2009 in the US, the last day of February is marked as Rare Disease Day. In less than 10 years, Rare Disease Day (and #RareDiseaseDay) has grown from a centralized effort to bring attention to these disorders by patient organizations in Europe to an international awareness and action day that includes patients, legislators, research funders, scientists and clinicians. It is estimated that 350 million people worldwide suffer from rare diseases, defined regionally according to prevalence. In the European Union a rare disease is one that affects less than 1 in 2,000 p
  • Old: Every year, PLOS releases an Annual Update of milestones and highlights. We do this for more than just archival purposes of notable research; we do this to bring to light foundational work of the many teams that help make us ONE PLOS. PLOS is unique among other Open Access publishers in that the work of our teams serves authors and the greater community—we are active collaborators on advocacy and technology initiatives that increase access, discovery and use of the scientific literature. The Annual Update provides a centralized resource for those looking to understand more about who we ar

Public Library of Science

Category: Positioning & Presence
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  • New: Every year, PLOS releases an Annual Update of milestones and highlights. We do this for more than just archival purposes of notable research; we do this to bring to light foundational work of the many teams that help make us ONE PLOS. PLOS is unique among other Open Access publishers in that the work of our teams serves authors and the greater community—we are active collaborators on advocacy and technology initiatives that increase access, discovery and use of the scientific literature. The Annual Update provides a centralized resource for those looking to understand more about who we ar
  • Old: "You look at science (or at least talk of it) as some sort of demoralizing invention of man, something apart from real life, and which must be cautiously guarded and kept separate from everyday existence. But science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated." -Rosalind Franklin In this current political climate, facts matter more than ever. With responsibility as a leading Open Access publisher, a beacon of positive change to archaic systems, PLOS loudly stands up for science and scientists around the world in their efforts to improve the health and well-being of societies and

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