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    1. Medicine
    2. Neuroscience

    Gene therapy shows promise in treating rare eye disease in mice

    Findings suggest combination gene therapies that target multiple causes of eye cell death in mice could be an effective approach for treating people with retinitis pigmentosa and similar conditions.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology

    Researchers reveal aging signatures across diverse tissue cells in mice

    Comprehensive analyses provide new biological insights on the aging process in mice and will aid future studies on aging and related topics.
    1. Genetics and Genomics

    Simple genetic modification aims to stop mosquitoes spreading malaria

    Genetically modifying mosquitoes to express antimalarial genes and pass them on to their offspring is being tested as a new strategy to eliminate malaria.
  1. Media Coverage: March roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in March 2021, including The Guardian, The Telegraph and Science News.
    1. Evolutionary Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Competing for high status speeds up aging in male baboons

    Study suggests that high social status contributes to accelerated aging in baboons, despite its other advantages.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Medicine

    Novel biomarker for glucocorticoids could help tailor treatments

    A clinical study finds a biomarker for the action of glucocorticoids that could be used for developing tests to help clinicians tailor treatments.
    1. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Selenium supplementation protects against obesity and may extend lifespan

    Supplementation of the nutrient selenium protects against diet-induced obesity and may extend the lifespan of mice by controlling energy-regulating hormones.
    1. Immunology and Inflammation
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Researchers reveal SARS-CoV-2 distribution and relation to tissue damage in patients

    The first known study to measure SARS-CoV-2 viral load in a variety of organs and tissues may aid our understanding of how COVID-19 develops following infection.
    1. Evolutionary Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Structural genetic change may increase risk of male fertility

    A flipped section of the Y chromosome may put men at risk of infertility, especially as they age – a finding that may help at-risk individuals take steps to preserve their fertility.
  2. eLife and PREreview partner to promote greater diversity in peer review

    The two initiatives are continuing their joint efforts to increase the diversity of voices in scholarly review.

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