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  1. Mass drug administrations can grant population protection against malaria

    New study suggests administering antimalarial drugs to entire populations could help reduce infection so even untreated individuals are protected, but more must be done to ensure sufficient take up.
  2. Media Coverage: March roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in March 2019, including The Atlantic, Nature and United Press International.
  3. Combine data to improve malaria tracking, say scientists

    New studies suggest combining data around parasite genetics and human movement can improve malaria transmission mapping, and help with efforts to eliminate the disease in Southern Africa, Bangladesh and other areas.
  4. Scientists shine new light on how cells coordinate eye growth in fish

    A new study reveals how two types of stem cells in medaka fish work together during eye development, and suggests a similar strategy could exist in the organs of other animals and plants.
  5. Scientists uncover novel strategy to target common type of cancer

    Inhibition of a protein called Werner syndrome helicase could be a novel treatment strategy for cancer patients with microsatellite instability-high tumors.
  6. Model can identify preterm births when ultrasound is unavailable

    A mathematical model that uses heel pinprick or cord blood samples from newborns could accurately estimate gestational age in low-resource settings where ultrasound is not available.
  7. eLife announces first release of open-source submission and peer-review platform: Libero Reviewer

    New software enables the rapid submission of manuscripts for initial assessment.
  8. Discovery upturns understanding of how some viruses multiply

    Study finds that the viral genome can be split between different cells and still cause infection, challenging a fundamental paradigm in virus research.
  9. Machine-learning model provides detailed insight on proteins

    The ability of an artificial neural network to analyse protein sequence data could be exploited to help inform the development of more targeted pharmaceutical proteins and other drugs.
  10. Media Coverage: February roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in February 2019, including Forbes, Asian Scientist and STAT News.

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