Medicine & Health Sciences


Biology & Life Sciences


PLOS Genetics Research Prize

Each year the PLOS Genetics Research Prize recognizes and rewards outstanding primary research in the community.


Leishmaniasis research papers from the call for papers made by the WorldLeish-6 Scientific Committee, in partnership with PLOS Collections.

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Computer & Information Sciences


Machine Learning in Health and Biomedicine

This Collection features research that applies machine learning methods to health and biomedicine.

Benchmarking Collection

This Collection gathers PLOS Computational Biology’s Benchmarking research to help researchers decide which tool to use for specific scientific challenges.

Science of Stories

Call for Papers for a PLOS ONE Collection. 

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Earth & Environmental Sciences


Ocean Acidification Impacts on a Pelagic Ecosystem

Results from a long-term mesocosm experiment conducted in the Gullmar Fjord at the west coast of Sweden.

Participatory Monitoring for Forest, Climate & REDD+

This collection investigates factors determining the viabilty of local people’s particpation in forest management & conservation.

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Research Analysis & Science Policy


Open Data

This collection highlights the broad scope of research, guidelines, and commentaries about data sharing, data practices, and data policies.

Understanding the Gender Imbalance in STEM Fields

This collection considers factors associated with the inclusion and success of women in STEM fields and ways to reduce the gender gap.

10th Anniversary Collections

Join us as PLOS ONE celebrates its 10th Anniversary through a variety of curated collections.

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Physics, Chemistry & Materials Science


Open Biomaterials Research: A Call for Papers

In this Call for Papers, we aim to bring together the biomedical and materials science research communities to foster interdisciplinary exchange.

Open Quantum Computation and Simulation

In this collection PLOS ONE hopes to encourage greater transparency and reproducibility in research through open availability of source code.

Mathematical Biology

In this Editor’s Picks, PLOS ONE Associate Editor Carla Pegoraro highlights some of the latest research on mathematical and physical biology. 

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