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ONE is One!

On This Day In History:

The very first article in then brand-new journal PLoS ONE was published on December 20th, 2006. And the Earth trembled (literally – there was an earthquake in San Francisco on that day). And the world of scientific publishing was never the same since.

You can imagine the celebratory mood at the mothership ?

And there is a lot to celebrate: more than 1300 articles have been published during the first year, attracting more and more fans, more and more (and more famous) authors, more and more community commentary that the TOPAZ tools allow, the birth of the first Hub, and gradually greater and greater scope of the journal, from clinical trials to animal behavior to mathematics, from neuroscience to palaentology to ecology, from genomics to philosophy of science, with more yet to come.

For this celebratory day, the Web team gives you all a birthday present – a completely redesigned PLoS ONE homepage that should make it even easier for you to find what you are looking for in PLoS ONE and its sister journals. Go and see for yourself!


  1. #1 PhysioProf
    December 21, 2007

    The new home page looks great! Can I suggest that the e-mail TOCs be organized by subject matter? This would really enhance usability of PLOS One for those of us who rely on e-mail TOCs to stay up-to-date.

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