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PLOS Computational Biology Year in Review

2020 was a year of growth for PLOS Computational Biology. We welcomed new members to our editorial board and continued to publish new and noteworthy research from our community. Discover journal updates, top papers, and more.

2020 BY THE NUMBERS

2,951

Published authors

710

Published articles

91

Countries represented by submitting authors

3,995,129

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IMPROVING REPRODUCIBILITY

Between May and August 2020, PLOS Computational Biology partnered with the Centre for Reproducible Biomedical Modelling to trial an expert technical peer review process designed to measure the level of reproducibility of participating studies.

Over 70 papers opted into the trial.This was a massive effort by the centre and our editorial board, and we will be announcing the findings from the pilot soon. Read more about the reproducibility pilot here.

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Want more top research from the journal? Visit PLOS Computational Biology Top 10% collection for highly cited articles from recent years.

PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY IN THE NEWS

In 2020, PLOS Computational Biology articles were referenced an estimated 1,220 times by media outlets around the world. Explore articles that made the news.

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EDITOR UPDATES

17

New Editors

3

New Deputy Editors

1

New Education Editor

13

New Associate Editors

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