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Editor’s Picks: Microbiology

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The study of Microbiology branches into numerous fields, including those highlighted at ASM Microbe 2018 and featured in this special Editor’s Picks collection. PLOS ONE Associate Editor Anna Simonin and PLOS Biology Senior Editor Lauren Richardson have selected recent PLOS articles highlighting the varied research investigating the complexities of microbiology. PLOS welcomes submissions in these fields.

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Applied & Environmental Science
Ecological & Evolutionary Science
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    Tales of diversity: Genomic and morphological characteristics of forty-six Arthrobacter phages
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    Species-specific signatures of the microbiome from Camponotus and Colobopsis ants across developmental stages
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    Design of synthetic bacterial communities for predictable plant phenotypes
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    Death and population dynamics affect mutation rate estimates and evolvability under stress in bacteria
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    Complex Ancestries of Lager-Brewing Hybrids Were Shaped by Standing Variation in the Wild Yeast Saccharomyces eubayanus
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    Three-dimensional preservation of cellular and subcellular structures suggests 1.6 billion-year-old crown-group red algae
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    Stochastic Assembly of Bacteria in Microwell Arrays Reveals the Importance of Confinement in Community Development
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    Biofilm Formation As a Response to Ecological Competition
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    Estimating Bacterial Diversity for Ecological Studies: Methods, Metrics, and Assumptions
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    Evolutionary Strategies of Viruses, Bacteria and Archaea in Hydrothermal Vent Ecosystems Revealed through Metagenomics
Host-Microbe Biology
Therapeutics & Prevention
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