Media Coverage: April roundup of eLife papers in the news

High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in April 2019, including Xinhua, The Scientist and Nature.
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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:

The Research Communication articles by Berg et al., ‘Reduced signal for polygenic adaptation of height in UK Biobank’, and Sohail et al., ‘Polygenic adaptation on height is overestimated due to uncorrected stratification in genome-wide association studies’, were featured in:

  • Quanta – New Turmoil Over Predicting the Effects of Genes

Weiss et al.’s Research Article, ‘Glial Ca2+ signaling links endocytosis to K+ buffering around neuronal somas to regulate excitability’, was covered in:

The Research Article by Thomas Cody Prang, ‘The African ape-like foot of Ardipithecus ramidus and its implications for the origin of bipedalism’, was mentioned in:

Sullivan et al.’s Research Article, ‘Quantification of microenvironmental metabolites in murine cancers reveals determinants of tumor nutrient availability’, was covered in:

Lieb et al.'s Research Article, 'Werner syndrome helicase is a selective vulnerability of microsatellite instability-high tumor cells', was highlighted in:

  • Nature – Lethal clues to cancer-cell vulnerability

The Research Article by Branscheidt et al., ‘Fatigue induces long-lasting detrimental changes in motor-skill learning’, was covered in:

Oddo et al.’s Research Article, ‘Intraneural stimulation elicits discrimination of textural features by artificial fingertip in intact and amputee humans’, was mentioned in:

  • Xinhua – Feature: Italian-designed sensors enable NASA rescue robot to "feel" objects with hands

Walens et al.’s Research Article, ‘CCL5 promotes breast cancer recurrence through macrophage recruitment in residual tumors’, was picked up in:

  • Yahoo! News – Study uncovers unknown pathway for breast cancer recurrence

Creson et al.’s Research Article, ‘Re-expression of SynGAP protein in adulthood improves translatable measures of brain function and behavior’, was featured in:

Lesch et al.’s Research Article, ‘Intergenerational epigenetic inheritance of cancer susceptibility in mammals’, was covered in:

  • The Scientist – Mice Inherit Cancer Susceptibility Via Epigenetic Changes in Sperm

And the Research Article by Kronert et al., ‘Prolonged cross-bridge binding triggers muscle dysfunction in a Drosophila model of myosin-based hypertrophic cardiomyopathy’, was highlighted in:

  • Business Standard – Multiple mechanisms behind disease associated with fatal heart attack: Study

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