MDAR Framework Aims to Standardize Reporting in Life Sciences
MDAR Framework Aims to Standardize Reporting in Life Sciences
Malcolm Macleod, who helped develop these best practices, tells The Scientist how the new guidelines for manuscript publishing seek to support a push for transparent and thorough sharing of methods and data.
MDAR Framework Aims to Standardize Reporting in Life Sciences
MDAR Framework Aims to Standardize Reporting in Life Sciences

Malcolm Macleod, who helped develop these best practices, tells The Scientist how the new guidelines for manuscript publishing seek to support a push for transparent and thorough sharing of methods and data.

Malcolm Macleod, who helped develop these best practices, tells The Scientist how the new guidelines for manuscript publishing seek to support a push for transparent and thorough sharing of methods and data.

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All <em>PLOS</em> Submissions to Appear on <em>bioRxiv</em>
All PLOS Submissions to Appear on bioRxiv
Kerry Grens | Feb 8, 2018
Papers sent to PLOS journals will be automatically uploaded to the preprint server before acceptance.
Q&A: What’s Next for PLOS
Q&A: What’s Next for PLOS
Tracy Vence | Dec 26, 2016
A conversation with outgoing Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Marincola
PLOS CEO Stepping Down
PLOS CEO Stepping Down
Tracy Vence | Nov 1, 2016
Elizabeth Marincola will leave the open-access publisher at the end of the year.
Another Retraction for Diabetes Researcher
Another Retraction for Diabetes Researcher
Tanya Lewis | May 23, 2016
PLOS Biology pulls a 2011 study led by Mário Saad, while his institution investigates additional allegations of research misconduct related to papers published in other journals. 
Opinion: Share Data for All Diseases
Opinion: Share Data for All Diseases
Elizabeth Marincola | Apr 28, 2016
Along with his recent $250 million donation to cancer research, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker emphasized the importance of data sharing.
Concerns Raised Online Linger
Concerns Raised Online Linger
Kate Yandell | Aug 25, 2014
Users of post-publication peer review forums like PubPeer often question perceived inaccuracies in scientific papers. Are the journals that published those papers paying attention?
Surprise XMRV Retraction
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 21, 2012
The journal PLOS Pathogens abruptly retracts the seminal paper linking XMRV to disease.
Disaster-centric Journal Launched
Hannah Waters | Mar 29, 2012
The open-access Public Library of Science has launched a new journal to publish and disseminate scientific information quickly in the wake of disaster.
MRSA Found in Antibiotic-free Meat
Hannah Waters | Feb 2, 2012
Just because meat is labeled “antibiotic-free” doesn’t mean it’s antibiotic-resistant superbug-free.