Media Coverage: August roundup of eLife papers in the news

High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in August 2019, including The Times, Forbes and Xinhua.
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In our latest monthly media coverage roundup, we highlight the top mentions that eLife papers generated in August. You can view the coverage, along with the related research articles, below:

The Research Article by Liu et al., ‘Augmented reality powers a cognitive assistant for the blind’, was covered in:

  • Forbes – Augmented Reality Benefits Us All

Minhas, Bawdon et al.’s Research Article, ‘Structural basis of malodour precursor transport in the human axilla’, was highlighted in:

  • The Times – The truth about your smelly armpits — how to tackle body odour

Marión et al.’s Research Article, ‘TERRA regulate the transcriptional landscape of pluripotent cells through TRF1-dependent recruitment of PRC2’, was mentioned in:

Prajapati-DiNubila et al.’s Research Article, ‘A counter gradient of Activin A and follistatin instructs the timing of hair cell differentiation in the murine cochlea’, was featured in:

  • Tech Times – Proteins That Control Sound-Detecting Cells May Restore Hearing In People With Irreversible Deafness

The Research Articles by Berger et al., ‘Homo naledi, a new species of the genus Homo from the Dinaledi Chamber, South Africa’, Dirks et al., ‘The age of Homo naledi and associated sediments in the Rising Star Cave, South Africa’, and Hawks et al., ‘New fossil remains of Homo naledi from the Lesedi Chamber, South Africa’ – and the Short Report by Berger et al., ‘Homo naledi and Pleistocene hominin evolution in subequatorial Africa’ – have been covered in:

Achberger et al.’s Research Article, ‘Merging organoid and organ-on-a-chip technology to generate complex multi-layer tissue models in a human Retina-on-a-Chip platform’, was highlighted in:

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Ocklenburg et al.’s Research Article, ‘Epigenetic regulation of lateralized fetal spinal gene expression underlies hemispheric asymmetries’, was mentioned in:

Brodsly et al.’s Research Article, ‘The transcription factor Hey and nuclear lamins specify and maintain cell identity’, was covered in:

  • Xinhua – Israeli researchers find mechanism of supervising mature cells' identity

Stavoe et al.’s Research Article, ‘Expression of WIPI2B counteracts age-related decline in autophagosome biogenesis in neurons’, was featured in:

Bonnefil et al.’s Research Communication article, ‘Region-specific myelin differences define behavioral consequences of chronic social defeat stress in mice’, was picked up in:

Padmanabhan et al.’s Research Article, ‘Frontotemporal dementia mutant Tau promotes aberrant Fyn nanoclustering in hippocampal dendritic spines’, was highlighted by:

Machon et al.’s Research Article, ‘Neuroanatomy of a hydrothermal vent shrimp provides insights into the evolution of crustacean integrative brain centers’, was covered in:

And the Research Article by Preller et al., ‘Changes in global and thalamic brain connectivity in LSD-induced altered states of consciousness are attributable to the 5-HT2A receptor’, was covered in:

  • The Telegraph – How I changed my life... by microdosing on LSD

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