Media Coverage: April roundup of eLife papers in the news

High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in April 2020, including The Economist, Science and Smithsonian Magazine.
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In our latest monthly media coverage roundup, we highlight the top mentions that eLife papers generated in April. You can view the coverage, along with the related research articles, below:

Brook et al.’s Research Article, 'Accelerated viral dynamics in bat cell lines, with implications for zoonotic emergence', was mentioned in:

Shindyapina et al.’s Research Article, 'Germline burden of rare damaging variants negatively affects human healthspan and lifespan', was highlighted in:

The Research Article by Vaelli et al., 'The skin microbiome facilitates adaptive tetrodotoxin production in poisonous newts', was covered in:

DeVille et al.’s Research Article, 'Diminished responses to bodily threat and blunted interoception in suicide attempters', was mentioned in:

Enard et al.’s 2016 Research Article, 'Viruses are a dominant driver of protein adaptation in mammals', was covered in:

The Research Article by Thayer et al., 'Structural color in Junonia butterflies evolves by tuning scale lamina thickness', was featured in:

Kim et al.’s Research Article, 'Presynaptic PTPσ regulates postsynaptic NMDA receptor function through direct adhesion-independent mechanisms', was highlighted in:

  • MK (South Korea) – Synaptic Adhesion Protein Function in the Brain for Recognizing Strangers (translated)

Frumin et al.’s 2015 Research Article, 'A social chemosignaling function for human handshaking', was featured in:

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