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  1. Media coverage: July roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in July 2018, including BBC News, Nature and Smithsonian magazine.
  2. Light-engineered bacterial shapes could hold key to future labs-on-a-chip

    Scientists suggest genetically modified bacteria that respond to light could be used as 'microbricks' for building the next generation of microscopic devices.
  3. Scientists shed new light on hepatitis B virus origins

    New insight on the origins and global spread of two classes of the hepatitis B virus likely reflect the impact of prehistoric and more recent human migrations and other activities on their evolution.
  4. Sap-sucking bugs manipulate their host plants’ metabolism for their own benefit

    Study shows Tupiocoris notatus bugs copy plant hormones and inject them into tobacco leaves to potentially increase nutrient content.
  5. A single genetic change in gut bacteria alters host metabolism

    New study from Harvard Medical School, US, provides greater understanding of how the microbiome affects metabolism.
  6. Nitric oxide tells roundworms to avoid bad bacteria

    New study shows that roundworms use nitric oxide gas produced by harmful bacteria as a sensory cue to avoid it.
  7. Mapping the genetic controllers in heart disease

    A 3D map of the gene interactions that play a significant role in cardiovascular disease could lead to new treatment and prevention strategies.
  8. New chemical probes provide greater insight on cellular activity

    Novel imaging toolkit could aid significantly in future research on how signals are detected and processed in cells.
  9. Media coverage: June roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in June 2018, including the Huffington Post, Irish Times and Science.
  10. Drugs that block structural changes to collagen could prevent lung fibrosis

    New study provides the first evidence in humans that altered collagen structure affects tissue stiffness during progression of lung fibrosis, suggesting potential approaches for treating the condition.

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