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  1. eLife welcomes new Chair of its Early-Career Advisory Group

    The new Chair will help ensure the voice of junior researchers continues to be heard within the organisation.
  2. eLife and Collaborative Knowledge Foundation partner to deliver open-source submission and peer-review platform

    The new platform will help streamline communications between authors, editors and reviewers at all stages of the submission and review process.
  3. eLife supports development of open technology stack for publishing reproducible manuscripts online

    The Reproducible Document Stack will ultimately allow authors to submit their manuscripts in a format that includes embedded code blocks and computed outputs, and for publishers to preserve these assets in an enhanced version of the published online article.
    1. Human Biology and Medicine
    2. Neuroscience

    Intensive workouts boost children’s brains

    A new study reveals that short bursts of high-intensity exercise can improve working memory and cognitive control in children.
    1. Genomics and Evolutionary Biology
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Gut microbes influence life expectancy

    Researchers reveal that transplanting gut bacteria from young African turquoise killifish into middle-aged fish increases the longevity of these animals, presenting a potential new intervention to enhance lifespan in other organisms.
    1. Human Biology and Medicine

    Major database mining project seeks to improve drug side effect reporting

    New research shows that while FAERS provides a solid frame for reporting, it also contains redundancies and biases that affect the ability to analyse and interpret the data.
    1. Neuroscience

    Heartbeats could hold key to understanding babies’ inner world

    A novel experiment reveals that babies as young as five months old are aware of their own heartbeats.
    1. Developmental Biology and Stem Cells

    Knee joint signals bones to grow

    Researchers suggest neighboring cells in nearby joints help control bone growth in mice.
  4. eLife joins Substance Consortium to support development of open-source online content-editing tools

    By joining the consortium, eLife will support the introduction of innovative new tools to help expand the current online open scholarly infrastructure.
  5. Availability of open reference data nears 50% as major societies and influential publishers endorse the Initiative for Open Citations

    In the three months following the Initiative for Open Citations' launch, the percentage of articles with open reference data has moved from 40% to over 45%.

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