PLoS Computational Biology

PLoS Computational Biology is a peer-reviewed computational biology journal established in 2005 and published by the nonprofit Public Library of Science in association with the International Society for Computational Biology. Its Editor in Chief is Philip Bourne. All articles are open access and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License. The journal is well-known beyond its core field for its Ten Simple Rules series of articles that capture the essence of selected aspects of research in computational biology or in science more generally, e.g. how to present a poster, how to collaborate, or how to edit Wikipedia. Due to their free licensing, files from PLoS Computational Biology can be reused in places other than the journal s website, e.g. to illustrate Wikipedia articles.

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United States
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5.759 (2009)
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The hidden burden of bovine Tuberculosis

Up to 21% of herds clearing restrictions for bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) in Great Britain may be harbouring infection, according to a study published in PLOS Computational Biology this week. A cross-disciplinary group of experts ...

dateOct 18, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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The computer knows its chemistry

New software developed by ETH Zurich researchers has learned important rules of chemistry. The scientists can use it to simulate the chemical synthesis of molecules in a computer and develop completely new medicines based ...

dateMar 16, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Unraveling malaria's genetic mysteries

( -- Simon Fraser University researchers in biology and computing sciences are starting to piece together a picture that may help scientists and doctors save more than a million lives annually.

dateDec 22, 2011 in Biotechnology
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