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  1. Fish may naturally prefer to compete – not cooperate – during swimming

    Simulations of swimming fish identify energy-saving formations and suggest fish might be motivated by greed rather than cooperation when assuming their preferred swimming position.
  2. Media Coverage: April roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in April 2024, including The Scientist, Nature World News, and StudyFinds.
  3. How neighbouring whale families learn each other’s vocal style

    A study has detailed a new method of determining vocal styles in sperm whales and provides evidence supporting social learning between neighbouring clans.
  4. Media Coverage: March roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in March 2024, including The Scientist, The Jerusalem Post, and Live Science.
  5. eLife announces new podcast to highlight stories of researchers across the globe

    As part of its efforts to promote inclusiveness in research, eLife’s new Community Voices podcast provides a platform for scientists from diverse backgrounds to share their experiences.
  6. Study highlights importance of early interventions to combat HIV

    Researchers have investigated the impact of treatment initiation timing on the characteristics of HIV reservoirs, a major obstacle to eradicating the virus.
  7. Fruit fly pest meets its evolutionary match in parasitic wasp

    A parasitic wasp perfectly adapted to prey on a common fruit fly pest demonstrates key principles of ecologically driven evolution and could provide a valuable natural form of pest control.
  8. Livestock abortion surveillance could protect livelihoods and detect emerging global pathogens

    A study suggests timely reporting and investigating of livestock abortions is feasible in rural areas and can provide insights into emerging infectious diseases.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Optimal timing maximises Paxlovid benefits for treating COVID-19

    Study suggests using the anti-COVID-19 treatment Paxlovid three to five days after symptoms emerge in patients and expanding global access to the drug may help reduce the severity and transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the disease.
  9. Higher light levels may improve cognitive performance

    Research provides evidence for higher levels of light leading to a change in activity across a region of the brain called the hypothalamus, and improved cognitive performance.

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