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  1. Media Coverage: April roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in April 2023, including The Guardian, StudyFinds and The Economic Times.
    1. Ecology

    Water warming study shows unexpected impact on fish size

    A unique 24-year study of freshwater fish exposed to warm water pollution finds changes in growth rates, death rates and size, but not all in line with expectations.
  2. Scientists present evidence for a billion-years arms race between viruses and their hosts

    Findings add to our understanding of the deep evolutionary history of the highly diverse Bamfordvirae kingdom of viruses.
    1. Cancer Biology
    2. Immunology and Inflammation

    Cancer cells may sense immune surveillance and actively adapt

    Researchers propose a new theory of how cancer cells actively adopt adaptive evasion tactics in response to immune recognition, resulting in the loss of tumour antigens and ‘hot’ and ‘cold’ tumours.
    1. Ecology

    Bats’ high-risk, high-gain hunting tactics increase prey profitability

    Greater mouse-eared bats prefer to risk failure by hunting evasive, calorie-rich ground insects, but they will switch to more easily caught aerial insects according to environmental changes.
  3. Media Coverage: March roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in March 2023, including Science, and StudyFinds.
  4. White blood cells play unexpected role in clearing out dead liver cells

    A study suggests that a type of white blood cell called neutrophils remove liver cells that have undergone programmed cell death.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

    Lab-grown fat could give cultured meat real flavour and texture

    Researchers have successfully produced cultured fat tissue in the lab at a scale that could help enable large-scale production of cultured meat.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Available evidence fails to show full impact of COVID-19 on cancer

    An evaluation of reviews into cancer care during COVID-19 finds substantial impact of the pandemic on screening, diagnosis and treatment, but limited evidence on how this affected cancer prognosis.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Researchers disentangle patterns of indoor mixing for respiratory disease transmission risk

    An analysis of large-scale human mobility data could be used to help build evidence-based models of airborne disease transmission.

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