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Complex PTSD, STAIR, Social Ecology and lessons learned from 9/11- a conversation with Dr. Marylene Cloitre

6 hours 14 min ago
2012-04-05-ptsd1-690x3200000-0002-8715-2896Source: Complex PTSD, STAIR, Social Ecology and lessons learned from 9/11- a conversation with Dr. Marylene Cloitre Dr. Marylene Cloitre is the Associate Director of Research of the National Center for PTSD Dissemination and Training

Upbeat, collaborative, and focused: Educators at SXSWedu reflect on the value and future of citizen science in education

6 hours 14 min ago
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Upbeat, collaborative, and focused: Educators at SXSWedu reflect on the value and future of citizen science in education Who really benefits from citizen science? How can citizen science support STEM education?  How do we

Gathering for Open Science Hardware 2017: building a movement

6 hours 15 min ago
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Gathering for Open Science Hardware 2017: building a movement AddThis Sharing Buttons above Source: Gathering for Open Science Hardware 2017: building a movement This post was collaboratively authored by Andre Maia Chagas, Max Liboiron,

58th Annual Drosophila Research Conference (March 29th – April 2nd): Claude Desplan

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 2:54pm
image.pgen_.v09.i01.g001-656x3200000-0002-8715-2896Source: 58th Annual Drosophila Research Conference (March 29th – April 2nd): Claude Desplan AddThis Sharing Buttons above As part of its mission to encourage engagement within the genetics community, PLOS Genetics is sponsoring a number

PLOS Medicine Special Issue: Advances in HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 2:53pm
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: PLOS Medicine Special Issue: Advances in HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure AddThis Sharing Buttons above The editors of PLOS Medicine are delighted to announce a forthcoming Special Issue focused on HIV research, along with

Science Communication and Critique: An interview featuring Hilda Bastian

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 2:52pm
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Science Communication and Critique: An interview featuring Hilda Bastian Communication and critique are important for the public understanding of and progress in science. In this PLOSCast, Elizabeth speaks with Hilda Bastian, an Editor at

Can a new model help governance keep up with synthetic biology? Aaron Dy on a PLOS ONE paper

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 3:45pm
Triple_envelope_packaging_system_for_the_transportation_of_biological_samples.2-690x3200000-0002-8715-2896Source: Can a new model help governance keep up with synthetic biology? 0000-0003-0319-5416 Synthetic biology is moving at a rapid pace, and regulations will need to keep up to allow useful technologies to hit the

Gathering for Open Science Hardware 2017: building a movement

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 3:44pm
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Gathering for Open Science Hardware 2017: building a movement This post was collaboratively authored by Andre Maia Chagas, Max Liboiron, Jenny Molloy, Juan Manuel Garcia Arcos and Jeffrey Warren. Andre Maia Chagas is Channel Editor

Is the March for Science in trouble?

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 3:44pm
download0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Is the March for Science in trouble? AddThis Sharing Buttons above IS THE MARCH FOR SCIENCE IN TROUBLE? Looking at the world map the March for Science organizers have posted about participation in satellite

Why Tuberculosis is an R&D priority

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:50pm
TB-690x3200000-0002-8715-2896Source: Why Tuberculosis is an R&D priority AddThis Sharing Buttons above On World Tuberculosis Day 2017, Grania Brigden of the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease discusses the importance of developing new treatments for TB

Announcing the PLOS Tuberculosis Channel

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:49pm
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Announcing the PLOS Tuberculosis Channel AddThis Sharing Buttons above Soumya Swaminathan and Madhukar Pai announce the launch of the PLOS Tuberculosis Chanel This post also appears on the PLOS Channels & Collections Blog. Today, World

PLOS Pathogens Continues Bridging Communities through Polymicrobial Research

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:48pm
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: PLOS Pathogens Continues Bridging Communities through Polymicrobial Research AddThis Sharing Buttons above The PLOS Pathogens staff  reflects on successful Co- and Polymicrobial Infections Collection and reaffirms its commitment to the publication of novel multidisciplinary work. 

World TB Day: Examining the field from the ECR perspective at Keystone Conference

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:48pm
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: World TB Day: Examining the field from the ECR perspective at Keystone “Tuberculosis is still a thing? Didn’t we cure that already?” If you are studying tuberculosis (TB) for your graduate/postdoc career in the

Repost: The Top Ten Ways to Tell that a Journal is Fake

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:37am
28893912314_31e8f40427_z-2-640x320 (1)Source: Repost: The Top Ten Ways to Tell that a Journal is Fake 0000-0002-8715-2896 [PLOSBLOGS note: We’re republishing this popular post in light of recent coverage on the subject, “A Scholarly Sting Operation Shines a Light on

A New View of Diabetes?

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:37am
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: A New View of Diabetes? It’s hard to change entrenched ideas in science. Protein is the genetic material. Genes are continuous and immobile. The genome consists of 120,000 genes; no, 80,000; no, 60,000; no,

Standing up for science – now more than ever

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:36am
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Standing up for science – now more than ever Science has never been an easy job, but in the tradition of great scientists, we should keep fighting for it. The current climate of uncertainty,

NYT: Why Trump’s N.I.H. Cuts Should Worry Us, by PLOS Co-Founder Harold Varmus | The Official PLOS Blog

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 1:47pm
22varmus-master7680000-0002-8715-2896 PLOS is pleased to highlight here an important Op-Ed written by PLOS Co-Founder Harold Varmus, published in today’s NYT. Source: Why Trump’s N.I.H. Cuts Should Worry Us – The New York Times [Featured image: Thoka Maer] Last week I

A Little Springtime for Green Open Access? Icons for More Free Full Texts in PubMed

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 1:46pm
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: A Little Springtime for Green Open Access? Icons for More Free Full Texts in PubMed   There’s a new kid on the publication access block at PubMed. It’s a little one, so you might

Celebrating 100 weeks of PLOS #SciWed AMAs with #SciComm & Climate Change Chat

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 1:45pm
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Celebrating 100 weeks of PLOS #SciWed AMAs with #SciComm & Climate Change Chat Ask PLOS ONE authors Kaitlin Raimi, Paul Stern, and Alex Maki about science communication strategies to convey climate change impacts –

How Scarce Funding Shapes Young Scientists

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 1:45pm
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: How Scarce Funding Shapes Young Scientists Ask any young science faculty member what keeps them up at night, and you’re likely to get the same response every time: funding research. It is no secret that