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    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    More naturally occurring trees and less clustering could benefit urban forests

    A study shows that urban forests in the USA tend to group similar tree species together and rely heavily on introduced species, which may decrease resilience and reduce their benefits for people and animals.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Calcium supplementation in people under the age of 35 improves bone mass

    Calcium supplementation in young adulthood improves bone mass at peak bone mass age, offering a potential new window for intervention to prevent osteoporosis in later life.
    1. Immunology and Inflammation
    2. Medicine

    High-fat diets trigger inflammatory immune cell generation in bone

    A study suggests that high-fat diets fuel the creation of inflammatory immune cells in the bone marrow of mice.
    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Genetic variants linked to congenital urinary tract obstruction in males

    A genome-wide study of individuals of diverse ancestry has identified two potential genetic contributors to a rare condition called posterior urethral valves.
    1. Cancer Biology
    2. Immunology and Inflammation

    Tumours form temporary structures to avoid immunotherapy treatments

    A study reveals how tumour cells form temporary cell-in-cell formations to evade immunotherapy and subsequently cause tumour relapse.
  1. Media coverage: August roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in August 2022, including The Independent, CTV News and National Geographic.
    1. Ecology
    2. Plant Biology

    Crops grown together cooperate better in just two generations

    Crops bred for single-species systems rapidly adapt to growing alongside multiple species, and specific breeding may further enhance cooperation and improve productivity.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Targeted travel restrictions fail to halt spread of COVID-19

    A study of COVID-19 variants of concern (VOC) transmission in the Netherlands shows that restricting flights from countries where VOCs emerge is not enough to halt their spread.
    1. Cancer Biology
    2. Cell Biology

    Scientists reveal how key cancer target could halt cancer spread

    Researchers have shown that a protein called fascin is transported into the nucleus of cancer cells where it plays an important role in cell motility and growth.
    1. Medicine
    2. Neuroscience

    Brain activity during sleep differs in young people with genetic risk of psychiatric disorders

    Young people with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome have markedly different brain activity during sleep, which is thought to influence psychiatric symptoms.

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