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PLOS has published a lot of great blog content in the past three months, and we don’t expect our readers to be up to date on everything. So, we are starting a new blog series called, ‘In case you missed it (ICYMI)’, a collection of some of the best reads or key announcements from the previous quarter. In this addition, we are celebrating PLOS ONE’s 15-year anniversary and we’re highlighting our top 5 tweets and press papers from 2021. Happy reading!

From the Official PLOS Blog:

Following through on our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

PLOS Global Public Health publishes first papers

What a difference a repository makes

PLOS announces new publishing agreements

From Speaking of Medicine and Health:

A new expanded scope for PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases

Five asks for the global health sector

Supporting abortion rights

From EveryONE:

Fifteen years of PLOS ONE

Fifteen years of PLOS ONE-Author Perspectives

Peering into the future: The next 15 years of PLOS ONE

From Latitude:

A turning point for planetary health

Co-producing climate information for Africa

Climate resilient and sustainable health systems

Top Press Papers:

1. Incidence, co-occurrence, and evolution of long-COVID features: A 6-month retrospective cohort study of 273,618 survivors of COVID-19

Published in PLOS Medicine, September 2021           

DOI 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003773

https://plos.altmetric.com/details/114181846/news

2. Human click-based echolocation: Effects of blindness and age, and real-life implications in a 10-week training program

Published in PLOS ONE, June 2021

DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0252330

https://plos.altmetric.com/details/106904492/news

3. Dating first cases of COVID-19

Published in PLOS Pathogens, June 2021          

DOI 10.1371/journal.ppat.1009620

https://plos.altmetric.com/details/108140277/news

4. Social foraging in vampire bats is predicted by long-term cooperative relationships

Published in PLOS Biology, September 2021           

DOI 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001366

https://plos.altmetric.com/details/113935112/news

5. Red seaweed (Asparagopsis taxiformis) supplementation reduces enteric methane by over 80 percent in beef steers

Published in PLOS ONE, March 2021          

DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0247820

https://plos.altmetric.com/details/101900649/news

Top 5 Tweets:

  1. We are extremely excited to announce the imminent launch of 5 new journals, our first new launches in 14 years! These new journals are unified in addressing global health & environmental challenges through forums rooted in the full values of #OpenScience https://plos.io/3dWwfO0
    https://twitter.com/PLOS/status/1387044568097464323
  2. Excited to announce that Yale University Library (@YaleLibrary) has signed two agreements that will allow @Yale-affiliated authors to publish in any PLOS journal without paying article processing charges. #OpenAccess #OpenScience  https://plos.io/3dEzTfn
    https://twitter.com/PLOS/status/1364255796314447876
  3. We are excited to announce that the newest PLOS journals are now OPEN for submissions! ➡️Learn more:  http://plos.io/NowOpen  👋Follow our new journals for more updates: @PLOSClimate @PLOSDigiHealth @PLOSGPH @PLOSSustain @PLOSWater
    https://twitter.com/PLOS/status/1397210442662088704
  4. Sexual attraction factors vary between men and women and across different ages, say Stephen Whyte of @QUT and colleagues. 🔎 @PLOSONE paper:  https://plos.io/3uatBsF  📰 @guardian article:  https://plos.io/3bL1xFP
    https://twitter.com/PLOS/status/1395788270890483713
  5. We’re launching a new policy across PLOS journals to improve transparency in the reporting of research that is conducted in other countries or communities, aimed at mitigating a practice called #ParachuteResearch. Learn more about this new policy:  https://plos.io/3kKOsS0
    https://twitter.com/PLOS/status/1442523200311734275

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