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Subject Area: Biology & Life Sciences

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  • A PLOS Collection Pearls: The Microbiome

    Human-associated microbial communities can include eukaryotes, archaea, bacteria and viruses and provide protection against foreign invaders, stimulate the immune response, produce antimicrobials, and…

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  • A PLOS Collection Cetacean Welfare in Professionally Managed Programs

    There is a strong commitment among accredited zoos and aquariums that exhibit cetaceans to use data to ensure the animals thrive under their professional care. This collection presents the results of…

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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 palaeooceanography to anthropology have utilized…

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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 improve the quality of life experienced by animals…

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  • A PLOS Collection Modeling Cell Proliferation and the Cell Microenvironment

    Cells use elaborate mechanisms to sense a variety of mechanical and biochemical cues in their environment, to integrate this information, and to generate coherent adaptive responses. A more complete…

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  • 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, as well as a growing understanding of the…

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  • A PLOS Collection Rewilding and Restoration

    This Collection brings together research articles that explore the design, implementation, management, and outcomes of restoration and rewilding projects in terrestrial, freshwater, marine, and urban…

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  • A PLOS Collection Paleoecology and Paleobiology of Extinct Species

    This Collection showcases recent publications that aim to reconstruct extinct species’ interactions with both the abiotic and biotic environment, including unraveling past faunal communities from…

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  • A PLOS Collection Diagnostic Tests in Low-Resource Settings

    Advances in technology and engineering over the past few decades have led to an increased interest in developing new, low-cost diagnostic techniques for use in resource-constrained settings…

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  • A PLOS Collection Social Psychiatry

    Social contexts and environments have a critical influence on psychiatric morbidity. Whilst biological mechanisms can explain some aspects of psychiatric disorders, their influence is moderated by a…

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