Scientists have developed a new algorithm that can identify distinct dolphin click patterns among millions of clicks in recordings of wild dolphins. This approach, presented in PLOS Computational Biology by Kaitlin Frasier of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, California, and colleagues, could potentially help distinguish between dolphin species in the wild.
(PLOS) A given gene may perform a different function in breast cancer cells than in healthy cells due to changes in networks of interacting proteins, according to a new study published in PLOS Computational Biology.
Earlier this year, PLOS Computational Biology launched the “PLOS Computational Biology Research Prize” program with the aim of recognizing the journal’s best Research Articles published last year (2016) in three prize categories: Breakthrough Advance/Innovation, Exemplary Methods/Software,
The study, published in PLOS Computational Biology, developed a new method combining behavioral analyses with a computer model to map the chain of direct interactions in a school of fish. The international research team, that includes the University of Bristol, found individual fish pay attention to its neighbours when the school moves together.
Check out our highlights from the PLOS Computational Biology October issue: Seasonality in risk of pandemic influenza emergence Influenza pandemics emerge via genomic reassortment between circulating human and animal strains. The risk of
Using a computational approach known as deep learning, scientists have developed a new system to classify the shapes of red blood cells in a patient's blood. The findings, published in PLOS Computational Biology, could potentially help doctors monitor people with sickle cell disease.
Check out our highlights from the PLOS Computational Biology September issue: Modeling antibiotic treatment in hospitals: A systematic approach shows benefits of combination therapy over cycling, mixing, and mono-drug therapies For life-threatening infections,
Check out our highlights from the PLOS Computational Biology August issue: A systems approach reveals distinct metabolic strategies among the NCI-60 cancer cell lines Altered metabolism is characteristic of many human diseases, including cancer,
Check out our highlights from the PLOS Computational Biology July issue: PCSF: An R-package for network-based interpretation of high-throughput data With recent technological developments a vast amount of high-throughput data has been profiled in
(PLOS) Scientists have developed a new way to detect which areas of the brain contribute most greatly to epilepsy seizures, according to a PLOS Computational Biology study. The strategy, devised by Marinho Lopes of the University of Exeter and colleagues, could help surgeons select specific brain areas for removal to stop seizures.
Have you read a 2016 PLOS Computational Biology Research Article that stood out for you in terms scientific excellence or impact on your field? Maybe you edited or reviewed a manuscript that caught your attention? If so,
Check out our highlights from the PLOS Computational Biology June issue: Brain Network Eigenmodes Provide a Robust and Compact Representation of the Structural Connectome in Health and Disease While the structural connectome of th...
Heading to Prague for ISMB/ECCB 2017? Swing by Booth 16 and say hello to PLOS! PLOS Computational Biology Publications Manager Gary Beardmore will be manning the booth, alongside Catherine Nancarrow, Senior Managing Editor, and Beth
(PLOS) Key immune system cells produced before birth may survive well into adulthood, according to new research published in PLOS Computational Biology.
Honeybees may not need key brain structures known as mushroom bodies in order to learn complex associations between odors and rewards, according to new research published in PLOS Computational Biology.
(PLOS) Considering the brain's network of activity, rather than just individual regions, could help us understand why some brain injuries are much worse than others, according to a study published PLOS Computational Biology by Maxwell B. Wang, Julia Owen, and Pratik Mukherjee from University of California, San Francisco, and Ashish Raj from Weill Cornell Medicine.
Check out our highlights from the PLOS Computational Biology May issue: An agent-based model of leukocyte transendothelial migration during atherogenesis Atherosclerosis affects millions of people worldwide and is characterized by a maladaptive build-up of
In the May issue of PLOS Computational Biology, scientists from UC San Diego and the University of Notre Dame report on a study that could open up the field for nanopore-based protein identification – and eventually proteomic profiling of large numbers of proteins in complex mixtures of different types of molecules.
(PLOS) A new computational modeling technique could indicate when atherosclerotic plaques will likely undergo rapid growth, reports a study published this week in PLOS Computational Biology.
(PLOS) Scientists at Princeton University have developed a new algorithm to track neurons in the brain of the worm Caenorhabditis elegans while it crawls. The algorithm, presented in PLOS Computational Biology by Jeffrey Nguyen and colleagues, could save hundreds of hours of manual labor in studies of animal behavior.