PLOS and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Enter Agreement to Enable Preprint Posting on bioRxiv

Editor’s Note: This press release also appears on the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Newsstand.

Public Library of Science (PLOS) and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) announce an agreement that enables the automatic posting of research articles submitted to PLOS journals on bioRxiv, CSHL’s preprint server for the life sciences. This collaboration between bioRxiv and PLOS empowers authors to share their work on a trusted platform before peer review, accelerating the pace of biomedical research.

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BioRxiv and Authorea Partner to Streamline Preprint Submission


Science communication is very important. As researchers increasingly forge global collaborations in biological research, the scientific community will need more collaborative tools. To meet that need, Authorea developed a collaborative document editor service. It helps collaborators edit shared documents. Furthermore, it facilitates the process of archiving preprints or publication-ready manuscripts (not peer reviewed) and submitting  … Read more

The cell biologist’s guide to fine dining

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A lighthearted post this week. What would the publishing landscape be like, if journals were restaurants instead of publications? TIR offers its own, definitely not Michelin-starred, guide…

bioRxiv – Raw bar at the harbour that serves shellfish straight off the boats. Undoubtedly the freshest you’ll get, although the uncooked nature of the food means that quality can be a bit of a lottery. Restaurant owners are paying closer and closer attention to the catches and looking to snatch up popular shipments.

Cell – Sleek and sophisticated upmarket Italian place that’s openly run by the Mafia. The quality of the food is very good on the whole and the menu has kept up with the times, but it’s a bit of a guilty pleasure because you know you’re lining the pockets of seriously dubious owners….


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