Media Coverage: June roundup of eLife papers in the news

High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in June 2021, including The Independent, Scientific American and BBC News.
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In our latest monthly media coverage roundup, we highlight the top mentions that eLife papers generated in June. You can view the coverage, along with the related research articles, below:

Rosenberg et al.’s Research Article, ‘Quantitative mapping of human hair greying and reversal in relation to life stress’, was featured in:

  • Scientific American – Gray Hair Can Return to Its Original Color—and Stress Is Involved, of Course
  • Eat This, Not That! – How To Reverse Grey Hair, New Study Finds
  • Business Insider South Africa – Young adults who get gray hairs early can turn silver strands back to colour by de-stressing - study
  • Jamaica Observer – It's true, stress does turn hair grey
  • France Info – White hair: the phenomenon is reversible! (Translated)
  • Superinteressante (Brazil) – White hair may temporarily regain color, says study (translated)
  • RT (Russia) – A study confirms that stress causes gray hair (although the process can be reversed) (translated)
  • OFFNews (Bulgaria) – Stress can make your hair gray, but the process is reversible, a study has found (translated)
  • Business Insider Australia – Young adults who get gray hairs early can turn their silver strands back to color by de-stressing, study suggests
  • El Español (Spain) – Goodbye to gray hair: a new technique to restore lost color to hair (translated)
  • Liberty Times Net (Taiwan) – New research reveals how to restore color to grey hair (translated)
  • Epoch Times (Taiwan) – Research reveals the secret of turning gray hair back to colour (translated)
  • CNN Indonesia – Study Finds Natural Ways to Restore Gray Hair to Original Hair Color (translated)
  • Házi Patika (Hungary) – U.S. researchers have found evidence that psychological stress can help hair fade (translated)
  • Sözcü (Turkey) – Stress has been proven to be effective for reversing graying hair (translated)
  • El Tiempo (Colombia) – Gray hair may return to its natural color when stress is reduced (translated)
  • ScienceNet (China) – Does stress make hair gray? Don't worry, it is reversible (translated)
  • Debate (México) – Reducing stress at an early age can help reverse the process of greying (translated)
  • Asra Iran – Stress makes hair gray but it is reversible (translated)
  • 20 Minuten (Switzerland) – Gray hair can regain its colour (translated)

Evangelou et al.’s Research Article, ‘Alcohol consumption in the general population is associated with structural changes in multiple organ systems’, was covered in:

  • The Independent – Drinking alcohol within government guidelines still harms the brain, heart and liver, study finds
  • The Times – Drinking alcohol within guideline levels ‘still harms the body’

He et al.’s Research Article, ‘Myoglobin primary structure reveals multiple convergent transitions to semi-aquatic life in the world's smallest mammalian divers’, was highlighted in:

The Research Article by Keren et al., ‘The temporal representation of experience in subjective mood’, was mentioned in:

  • Hindustan Times – Here's how early experiences effect our current mood more than recent events

Hagura et al.’s Research Article, ‘Perceptual decisions are biased by the cost to act’, was highlighted in:

Young et al.’s Tools and Resources Article, ‘Smartphone Screen Testing, a novel pre-diagnostic method to identify SARS-CoV-2 infectious individuals’, was covered in:

  • Republic World (India) – What Is PoST Method That Can Detect COVID-19 From Smartphone Screens? All You Need To Know
  • The Indian Express – Explained: How to test your smartphone screen for coronavirus
  • Mashable India – Scientists Find A Way To Collect Swabs From Smartphone Screens To Detect COVID-19
  • DNA India – Your phone screen may tell if you have COVID-19 infection
  • CNBC TV18 (India) – Swab samples from phone screens can help detect COVID-19; check details
  • The Hindustan Times – Method found to detect Covid from phone swabs
  • Swiss Info – Carrying out a cell phone PCR test, the new method to stop COVID (translated)
  • BBC Africa – Covid: Could tests on our phones reveal asymptomatic cases? (Translated)
  • El Universal (Colombia) – Cell phone PCR tests, the new method to detect coronavirus (translated)
  • News Lankasri (Sri Lanka) – Your cell phone screen can tell you if you have COVID (translated)

The Research Article by Zhang et al., ‘Tetrahydroxanthohumol, a xanthohumol derivative, attenuates high-fat diet-induced hepatic steatosis by antagonizing PPARγ’, was featured in:

  • Eat This, Not That! – This Major Ingredient in Beer May Help Treat Liver Disease, Says New Study

Girard-Buttoz et al.’s Research Article, ‘Early maternal loss leads to short- but not long-term effects on diurnal cortisol slopes in wild chimpanzees’, was mentioned in:

  • Swiss Info – Wild orphaned chimpanzees recover from the stress of losing their mother (translated)

Pfenninger et al.’s Research Article, ‘Genomic basis for drought resistance in European beech forests threatened by climate change’, was highlighted in:

Murty et al.’s Research Article, ‘Stimulus-induced gamma rhythms are weaker in human elderly with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease’, was covered in:

  • MK (South Korea) – Dementia patients have weak gamma waves in their brain (translated)

Gower et al.’s Tools and Resources Article, ‘Detecting adaptive introgression in human evolution using convolutional neural networks’, was featured in:

  • News18 (India) – This New Method will Reveal What Genes We Inherited from Neanderthals and Archaic Humans

The Research Article by Liu et al., ‘Computer code comprehension shares neural resources with formal logical inference in the fronto-parietal network’, was mentioned in:

  • Canaltech (Brazil) – Scientists mapped the neuronal activity of programmers! See how their brains look (translated)

Anderson et al.’s Research Article, ‘Traumatic injury compromises nucleocytoplasmic transport and leads to TDP-43 pathology’, was highlighted in:

  • Infosalus (Indonesia) – Researchers identify what links head injuries with neurodegenerative diseases (translated)

And Paluh et al.’s Research Article, ‘Rampant tooth loss across 200 million years of frog evolution’, was featured in:

  • Gazeta (Russia) – Over the course of evolution, frogs have lost and grown teeth more than 20 times (translated)

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