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  1. How mucosal infections can rewire an immune response to shape susceptibility to recurrence

    New insight on how some infections impact an immune response directed by the tumour necrosis factor-alpha protein could inform the development of effective new treatments.
  2. Machine learning tool improves tracking of tiny moving particles

    A new automated tool driven by machine learning technology may make it easier and faster for scientists to track the movement of tiny particles inside living cells.
  3. Scientists shed new light on how we perceive vibrations through touch

    New research challenges established views of how specific receptor channels work together in response to vibrotactile stimuli.
  4. Media Coverage: July roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in July 2019, including Xinhua, United Press International and The Scientist.
  5. Scientists identify propranolol’s target in treating rare condition and hemangiomas

    A newly identified molecular target for a blood-pressure medication used to treat hemangiomas and a very rare blood-vessel condition could lead to improved therapies.
  6. Fly antimicrobial defence system doubles as tumour-killer

    The identification of a new tumour-killing pathway in flies may lead to the development of new approaches to treat cancer.
  7. eLife introduces first demonstration of the open-source publishing platform Libero Publisher

    The working example represents a major milestone in the development of Libero Publisher, a community-supported tool to help modernise academic publishing.
  8. Gut microbes protect against neurologic damage from viral infections

    Disruptions in the gut microbiome caused by antibiotics, diet or environmental factors may make the central nervous system more vulnerable to damage from viruses.
  9. Media Coverage: June roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in June 2019, including The New York Times, Forbes and The Guardian.
  10. Impaired learning linked to family history of Alzheimer’s

    A large internet-based study suggests that adults with a close relative with Alzheimer’s disease have learning impairments that may be worsened by diabetes or genetics.

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