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A PLOS Collection Tropical Agriculture

In this collection, we present a selection of PLOS articles representative of the innovative agricultural research taking place in tropical countries…

OPEN CALLS FOR PAPERS

Medicine & Health Sciences

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Check back soon for a full list of our 2021 open Calls for Papers. Explore the full range of our published Calls for Papers collections.

CURATED COLLECTIONS - CALL FOR PAPERS
  • A PLOS Collection Domestic Animal Genetics

    Domestication of wild animal and plant species may be considered the largest genetic experiment in human history. Human selection for specific traits…

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  • A PLOS Collection Early Detection and Minimal Residual Disease

    Future opportunities to advance patient care include those linked with the development of new technologies for early tumour detection, since patients…

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  • A PLOS Collection Radiochemistry

    Radionuclides (the radioactive form of elements) have an extensive array of uses in scientific research – in archeology they can provide valuable…

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  • A PLOS Collection Innovations for the Elimination and Control of Visceral Leishmaniasis Collection

    Through the suggestions and kind support of various stakeholders, we will continue in our efforts towards the sustained elimination of VL from the ISC…

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  • A PLOS Collection Energy Materials

    Materials which can generate, store and transmit energy are of vital importance for a sustainable society. Whilst many challenges remain to be…

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  • A PLOS Collection Animal Welfare

    Humans have a responsibility to ensure that animals under their care are treated with respect and dignity. Research on animal welfare is crucial to…

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  • A PLOS Collection Stable Isotopes

    The use of stable isotopes as an analytical tool has been invaluable for a wide variety of scientific disciplines. Researchers in fields ranging from…

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RECENTLY PUBLISHED COLLECTIONS
  • A PLOS Collection Understanding and Preventing Suicide

    Suicide is a major public health problem affecting the lives of millions of people around the world and despite significant attention, in many places…

  • A PLOS Collection Freshwater Ecosystems

    Freshwater Ecosystems occupy a small percent of the Earth's surface but they are rich sources of biodiversity and provide important services to human…

  • A PLOS Collection Cities as Complex Systems

    Cities are centres of human interactions and the innovations that arise from them. Urbanization has led to many positive developments for society, but…

  • A PLOS Collection Influenza

    Influenza is an important cause of death and morbidity globally. While vaccination is the best way to prevent influenza virus infection, other…

  • A PLOS Collection Health & Health Care in Gender Diverse Communities

    The approach to health care for trans and gender diverse individuals is evolving in response to expanding knowledge of the needs in these communities…

CLOSED CALLS FOR PAPERS

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