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PLOSable Biology (quick list)

Scientists are learning new things every day. They are also writing about their discoveries. In most cases they publish in science magazines called journals like the Public Library of Science (PLOS). In PLOSable Biology you will find stories that will help you read and explore the articles written by scientists.

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Title Author
A Warmer Future for National Parks? Michelle Sullivan
A Win-Win with Wind Melanie Sturm
Aerial Ant Acrobatics Andrew Burchill
Always Judge a Grouse by its Cover Veerta Singh
Amoeba Families Stick Together Ben Pirotte
Are Plankton Ocean Super Stars? Laura Lach
Batty for Food Meghan A. Murphy
Benefits of Being Choosy Malika Ihle
Birds of a Feather Change Together Erica L. Lovett
Blurring the Line Between Plants and Animals James Long
Brain Food Rianna Mergens
Brain-to-Brain Instant Messaging Christopher Albin-Brooks
Can Stress Prolong Pregnancy? Taylette Nunez
Cancer Cells on the Move Erin M. Campbell and Bojana Gligorijevic
Cellular Fountain of Youth Benjamin Katchman
Choosing Words Wisely Ben Pirotte
Colorful Copycat Frogs of Peru Kyle Summers
Combining Senses Malte Bieler and Ileana Hanganu-Opatz
Cooperation in Cancer Cells Mylan Blomquist
Coping with Parasites in a Wild World Adam Hayward
Decoding Emotions in the Brain Patrick McGurrin
Diabetes Protein Puzzle
Justin Hassler
Philip Li
Randal J. Kaufman
Do You Have a Caveman's Brain? Ceara O'Brien
Does Parental Age Matter? A New View on Brain-related Disorders Patrick McGurrin
Does Past Experience Affect Depression?
Alex Biera
Patrick McGurrin
Does Playing Music Reduce Stress? Shannon L. Jewell
Doggie Diversity Emilio Galan
Down the Drain: Hospital Sewage and Antibiotic Resistance Tyler Quigley
Eat More, Sleep More Alexis Abboud
Evolution Detective: the Case of the Broken Bones Andrew Burchill
Feeding the Beast: How Germs Eat for You Nicholas Jakob
Fish Out of Water Daniel Maas
Fishy Vanishing Act Rianna Mergens
Flight of the Bumblebees Jennifer R. Craer
Foraging in the City Elizabeth Cook
Friend or Foe: Fish Facial Recognition Melinda Weaver
Game on! Jonathan Herrea
Germs May Decrease Our Chances of Disease Alex Biera
Give Your Brain a Break Meenakshi Balakrishnan
Giving Bees a Sweet Tooth Nicholas Baker
Half Man, Half Machine: Becoming Robotic Daniel Maas
Hey, I Know You! Melissa Brisbin
How Stem Cells Affect Cancer Heather Geissel
Hungry Mosquito Habits Chanapa Tantibanchachai
I Spy With My Little Eye... Juliana Goenaga
If You Give a Mouse McDonalds... Samantha Hauserman
Is a City Slicker Sicker? Pierce Hutton
Is it Easy Being Green? Brett Seymoure
Isn't it Ionic? Ryan LaMarca
Jaws of Death: When Plants Bite Back Veerta Singh
Jumping Genes of the Kangaroo Sarah Ly
Larval Beetles Spin Their Wheels on the Beach David L. Pearson
Lazy Eyes Hard at Work Juliana Goenaga
Looking for E. T. Courtney Bruce
Making Medicine from Mushrooms Megan Turnidge
Milk - It Does a Baby's Immune System Good Tyler Quigley
Money Matters: How Wealth Affects Offspring Success Kimberly Olney
Motions of Magic Patrick McGurrin
Nature's Balancing Act Stephanie Vera
New World Under the Sea Savanah McMahon
One-Two Punch for Tuberculosis Shima Shiehzadegan
Organ Swap Lindsey O'Connell
Our Bodies, the Tumor Feeders Alexis Abboud
Proof is in the Poop Han Duerstock
Ranked and Ready: The Most Important Diseases To Study Megan Berry
Rare Species Work Hard Natasha Coult
Robo-Mutants! Craig Trevor Johnson
Science of Teamwork Viviane Callier
Shimmery Defense Melinda Weaver
Sleeping Secret Behind Bullying Behavior Bethany Vu
Speed of the Human Brain Devin K. Phillips
Spies Among Ants Tyler Quigley
Spreading Stories of Sickness Karla Moeller
Students, Brains, and Science Patrick McGurrin
The Nose Knows Stephanie Outlaw
The Push for Perfection in Breast Cancer Screening Giselle Lee
The Tadpole or the Egg? Gordon Lau
Think Fast! Garrison Leach
Tigers are Grrrrreat! Rachel Caspar
To Grow or Not to Grow GMOs Sharyn Horowitz
Trees Get By with Ant Aides Elizabeth G. Pringle
Trouble in the Tropics Anika Larson
War in Your Stomach Mylan Blomquist
What’s the Link Between Music and Your Brain? Annika Vannan
When Ecosystems get Fishy Eric Moody
When the Flu Gets Cold Chanapa Tantibanchachai
Where Are the Insects? Terri Tang
Who Needs Sleep Anyway? Lindsey O'Connell
Why Are Our Arms the Same Length? Russell Zuniga
Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road? Sharyn Horowitz
Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Headaches? Samantha Hauserman
Zombie Ants Christopher M. Jernigan
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PLoS Biology Banner

Anyone can use PLOS and PLOS Biology. You do not have to pay to read articles online or to download and print them. With PLOS and PLOS Biology you have first-hand access to the latest science.

Want to write a PLOSable story? Take a look at our Notes to Authors & Artists.

Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.