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If you ever saw me at a conference, you probably asked me for one of the famous PLoS t-shirts. Or you did not even have to ask – I just gave you one. Or perhaps you won one of our contests in the past – a synchroblogging anniversary competition, or a Blog Pick Of The…

PLoS ONE Blog Pick of the Month….

…for October can be found here.

If you follow me on Twitter or peruse the links in my daily Tweetlinks summaries, you may have noticed I posted several links to a new Collection at PLoS. This one is not a PLoS ONE Collection, but a PLoS-wide one, spanning six of the seven journals in the house. The Collection Genomics of Emerging…

The October winner will be announced on the 1st of November. Make sure your posts are aggregated on ResearchBlogging.org.

It’s barely been a day since PLoS ONE published the article Discovery of the Largest Orbweaving Spider Species: The Evolution of Gigantism in Nephila when a video appeared on YouTube mashing up images and text from the press release: Of course, as this is Open Access, nobody needs to worry about copyright and stuff….though a…

Open Access Week

This week – 19th-23rd October 2009 – is the Open Access week around the world – fitting nicely with the 5th birthday of PLoS Medicine. And when I say ‘around the world’ I really mean it. Just check out all the global events happening this week. The OA Week is co-organized by Open Access Directory,…

….to be found on the everyONE blog.

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you are certainly aware that PLoS has started making article-level metrics available for all articles. Today, we added one of the most important sets of such metrics – the number of times the article was downloaded. Each article now has a new tab on the top,…

A new Longneck discovered

Today PLoS ONE published a paper describing a very cool new fossil of a sauropod from Niger – an exquisitely preserved, almost complete skeleton. Of course, you can read it for free at: A New Basal Sauropod Dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Niger and the Early Evolution of Sauropoda: Background The early evolution of…