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  1. Scientists reveal mechanistic link between zinc levels and diabetes

    Genetic analysis in humans and mice pinpoint a zinc transporter as a potential therapeutic target in type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease.
  2. Media Coverage: August roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in August 2023, including Nature, The New Yorker, and The Scientist.
  3. eLife introduces new process to simplify publication fee payments for authors

    The new system removes the burden of handling fee invoices for Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators who publish their work as eLife Reviewed Preprints, and will be rolled out to more authors in the coming months.
  4. Comprehensive insulin signalling map shows interplay between genes and diet

    An analysis of insulin-controlled proteins in the skeletal muscle of genetically distinct mice sheds light on the interplay between genes and diet in type 2 diabetes.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Study reveals reductions in breast cancer screening uptake during COVID-19 pandemic

    Findings suggest access to breast screening services should be monitored to determine if changes are needed to encourage greater uptake among disadvantaged groups.
    1. Neuroscience

    Researchers develop new method for mapping the auditory pathway

    A study has demonstrated a new technique for mapping the human auditory pathway, granting insights into the development of the auditory-language network in children with profound hearing loss.
  5. eLife welcomes Yamini Dalal as new Deputy Editor

    Dalal will oversee submissions to eLife in cell and molecular biology, with an emphasis on cancer.
  6. Scientists decipher the fingertip’s ‘memory’

    A study has demonstrated that tactile neurons transmit information about previous forces experienced by the fingertip, potentially aiding the brain in navigating daily manual tasks.
  7. New species of marine bacteria isolated from a deep-sea cold seep

    Scientists have isolated a new species of marine bacteria that multiplies by a unique budding mechanism and releases viruses to facilitate nitrogen metabolism.
  8. Media Coverage: July roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in July 2023, including, Quanta Magazine and Futurity.

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