Media coverage: October roundup of eLife papers in the news

High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in October 2022, including Forbes, Earth.com and Nature World News.
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In our latest monthly media coverage roundup, we highlight the top mentions that eLife papers generated in October. You can view the coverage, along with the related research articles, below:

Hughes et al.’s Research Article, ‘Starting to have sexual intercourse is associated with increases in cervicovaginal immune mediators in young women: a prospective study and meta-analysis’, was featured in:

  • MedicineNet – First Sex Activates Boost in Vaginal Immune Response
  • Novostivl (Russia) – A woman's first sex changes her immune system (translated)
  • Onmed (Greece) – How the initiation of sexual life affects a woman's immunity (translated)
  • U.S. News & World Report – First Sex Activates Boost in Vaginal Immune Response, Study Finds

Bulumulla et al.’s Research Article, ‘Visualizing synaptic dopamine efflux with a 2D composite nanofilm’, was featured in:

  • Laser Focus World – Material made of fluorescent nanosensors may boost neural discoveries

Wang et al.’s Research Article, ‘The effect of calcium supplementation in people under 35 years old: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials’, was featured in:

  • Nutra Ingredients – Review finds that early calcium supplementation protects against osteoporosis
  • Eat This, Not That! – The #1 Supplement To Help Prevent Osteoporosis Later in Life
  • Yahoo! Life – The #1 Supplement To Help Prevent Osteoporosis Later in Life

Solvi et al.’s Research Article, ‘Bumblebees retrieve only the ordinal ranking of foraging options when comparing memories obtained in distinct settings’, was featured in:

  • Mirage News – Bumblebees have poor, but useful memories
  • Earth.com – How does the memory of bumblebees work?
  • Nature World News – Study Discovers that Bumble Bees Have Useful Memories To Find Flowers Options
  • Treehugger – Bumblebees Have Bad Memories, but They Still Use Them

Melgar et al.’s Research Article, ‘Experimental evidence that group size generates divergent benefits of cooperative breeding for male and female ostriches’, was featured in:

  • Forbes – The Costs Of Cooperation And Conflict In Group Living
  • eBioTrade (China) – Optimal breeding colony size for cooperative animals varies by sex (translated)

Capaldi et al.’s Research Article, ‘Ait1 regulates TORC1 signaling and localization in budding yeast’, was featured in:

  • Futurity – Yeast Discovery Could Lead To Antifungal Drugs
  • Latestly – Researchers Discovered Protein Could Be Used to Produce Life-saving Antifungals
  • The Hindustan Times – Protein could be used to produce life-saving antifungals
  • SciTechDaily – Newly Discovered Protein Could Help Save Lives
  • World Health – Newly discovered protein could be used to produce life-saving antifungals
  • Devdiscourse – Researchers discovered protein could be used to produce life-saving antifungals
  • News9 (India) – Life-saving antifungal protein Ait1 discovered

Carmi et al.’s Research Article, ‘Transient cell-in-cell formation underlies tumor relapse and resistance to immunotherapy,’ was featured in:

  • The Spokesman Review – Detection trick lets cancers hide
  • News Medical – Transient cell-in-cell formation by tumor cells found to build resistance to immunotherapy

Lee et al.’s Research Article, ‘Enhancing and inhibitory motifs regulate CD4 activity’, was featured in:

Cipolat et al.’s Research Article, ‘Epidermal barrier defects link atopic dermatitis with altered skin cancer susceptibility’, was featured in:

Vieira et al.’s Research Article, ‘Neural defensive circuits underlie helping under threat in humans’, was featured in:

  • PAP (Poland) – Defensive responses and the desire to help are regulated by the same part of the brain (translated)
  • Neuroscience News – Here’s How the Brain Works When We Choose to Help Someone in Danger

Goulet-Scott et al.’s Tools and Resources article, ‘Species clustering, climate effects, and introduced species in 5 million city trees across 63 US cities’, was featured in:

  • Earth.com – Urban forests benefit from diverse native tree species

De Carvalho et al.’s Research Article, ‘The wtf meiotic driver gene family has unexpectedly persisted for over 100 million years’, was featured in:

  • The Print (India) – Discovery of million years old genes in yeast reveals how parasitic DNA impacts genome evolution

Meh et al.’s Research Article, ‘Trends in female-selective abortion among Asian diasporas in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia’, was featured in:

McGuinness et al.’s Research Article, ‘Single-molecule analysis of the entire perfringolysin O pore formation pathway’, was featured in:

Dahlén et al.’s Research Article, ‘An agnostic study of associations between ABO and RhD blood group and phenome-wide disease risk’, was featured in:

  • Best Life – If You Have This Blood Type, Your Risk of a Blood Clot Skyrockets

Krishnan et al.’s Research Article, ‘Quantitative MRI reveals differences in striatal myelin in children with DLD’, was featured in:

  • Alarabiya (Saudi Arabia) – Beware of the lack of this substance in your children’s brain… It causes language learning difficulties (translated)

Steinert et al.’s Research Article, ‘How should COVID-19 vaccines be distributed between the Global North and South: a discrete choice experiment in six European countries’, was featured in:

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

Huang et al.’s Research Article, ‘Touch-sensitive stamens enhance pollen dispersal by scaring away visitors’, was featured in:

  • ScienceNet (China) – Flower stamens suddenly flick to drive away insects, for the sake of quick and easy pollination? (translated)

Suraweera et al.’s Research Article, ‘Trends in snakebite deaths in India from 2000 to 2019 in a nationally representative mortality study’ was covered in:

  • Financial Express – Around 300 species of snakes are prevalent in India. Why are anti-venoms available only for ‘Big 4’?

Kalergis et al.’s Research Article, ‘Differences in the immune response elicited by two immunization schedules with an inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in a randomized phase 3 clinical trial’, was featured in:

  • Infosalus (Spain) – Administering the COVID-19 CoronaVac vaccine 2 or 4 weeks apart produces similar immunity (translated)

Benediktová et al.’s Research Article, ‘Magnetic alignment enhances homing efficiency of hunting dogs’, was featured in:

  • Yahoo! Life – The Surprising Way Dogs Find Their Way Home, According to Experts

Boroumand et al.’s Research Article, ‘Bone marrow adipocytes drive the development of tissue invasive Ly6Chigh monocytes during obesity’, was featured in:

Hu et al.’s Research Article, ‘Early immune markers of clinical, virological, and immunological outcomes in patients with COVID-19: a multi-omics study’, was featured in:

  • GenomeWeb – Trio Exomes Used to Detect De Novo Variants in Inborn Errors of Immunity
  • News Medical – Multiomics analysis identifies immunobiomarkers for COVID-19 severity in outpatients

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