Most of us hope that we’ll only have to lose one set of teeth during our lifetime, but for most animals, replacing their teeth is just another fact of life. These so-called polyphyodont animals have
Author Archives: Nicola Stead
Introducing the Autophagy and Proteostasis Collection
The importance of proteostasis is becoming increasingly apparent as disrupted proteostasis and dysregulation of proteostasis-associated networks has been linked with aging and many age-associated diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disorders. In recognition of
Insights from the daily grind: what koala and kangaroo teeth can tell us
In their recent study published in PLOS ONE, paleoecologist Larisa DeSantis and her team find out whether diet and climate have an effect on tooth wear in two species of kangaroo and one species of
CSI Tromsø: Where Forensics meets Vikings
Insect remains have their own tale to tell in the mystery that surrounds the Øsknes Viking burial boat, as Eva Pangiotakopulu and colleagues investigate in their recent PLOS ONE study. Over the years many
Taking a piece of home with you: Farming fungi in a new Azteca ant colony
Moving to a new home is usually accompanied with a long to-do list, from painting the walls to unpacking boxes. For young queen Azteca ants however, one important job is to start growing fungus.
Partnership at the heart of PLOS ONE: The Role of Academic Editors
From its inception, PLOS ONE’s mission has been clear: to create an inclusive venue for all rigorous scientific research irrespective of its perceived impact. Moreover, PLOS wanted to create a journal for, and run by,
Interview with PLOS ONE Academic Editor – Dong-Yan Jin
PLOS ONE Editorial Board Member and molecular virologist, Dong -Yan Jin, is our next editor to be featured in our Meet the Editors interview series. Dong-Yan Jin is currently Clara and Lawrence Fok Professor
Interview with PLOS ONE Academic Editor – Michael Petraglia
0000-0001-5280-6944As we continue to reflect on and celebrate PLOS ONE’s 10th anniversary, we bring you the next in our Meet the Editors series, interviewing Michael Petraglia who became an Editorial Board Member in late 2006.