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PLOS Collections bring you expert research from active researchers across the field. Covering a connected body of work and evaluated by leading subject experts, our collections make it easier to delve deeper into specific research topics from across the breadth of the PLOS portfolio.


Stay up-to-date on the latest research from your field. From interdisciplinary collaborations to focused topics, our curated, Open Access collections help you stay connected to your peers.

  • A PLOS Collection Human Genetic Admixture

    Throughout human history, large-scale migrations have facilitated the formation of populations with ancestry from multiple previously separated…

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  • A PLOS Collection Paleoecology and Paleobiology of Extinct Species

    This Collection showcases recent publications that aim to reconstruct extinct species’ interactions with both the abiotic and biotic environment…

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We make it our priority to communicate and promote expert research to the widest possible audience. Built by and for researchers actively working in the field, Calls for Papers surface the latest research in emerging topics and explore important issues. These collections are open for active submissions.

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