Media Coverage: October roundup of eLife papers in the news

High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in October 2020, including Forbes, Psychology Today and The Hindu.
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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:

Pati et al.’s Research Article, ‘Chronic postnatal chemogenetic activation of forebrain excitatory neurons evokes persistent changes in mood behavior’, was covered in:

  • The Hindu – Early childhood stress and mental illness

Phan et al.’s Research Article, ‘Lef1 expression in fibroblasts maintains developmental potential in adult skin to regenerate wounds’, was mentioned in:

  • Asharq Al-awsat (Saudi Arabia) – Newly Discovered Genetic Factor Allows Adult Skin to Regenerate
  • Nauka w Polsce (Science in Poland) – The skin of adult mice heals like a newborn baby (translated)
  • Sputnik Greece – Research: A genetic factor allows adult skin to regenerate like a baby (translated)
  • Dinamani (Oman) – A genetic factor may help regenerate adult skin (translated)
  • Crescer (Brazil) – Scientists discover a method that can regenerate adult skin and make it look like a baby (translated)
  • Sina (China) – Mysterious genetic factors make adult skin automatically repair and regenerate like newborn skin (translated)

The Research Article by Rundqvist et al., ‘Cytotoxic T-cells mediate exercise-induced reductions in tumor growth’, was featured in:

  • Psychology Today – Working Out May Boost Immune Responses via CD8+ T Cells
  • The Science Times – Exercise May Help Delay Cancer Growth, Study Shows
  • Baltijas Balss (Latvia) – Scientists uncover cancer-fighting benefits of exercise (translated)
  • RT Online (Russia) – How does exercise help stop the growth of cancer? (Translated)
  • Sputnik Dari (Turkey) – The benefits of physical activity to fight cancer (translated)
  • Gigazine (Japan) – "Lactic acid" may be the cause of exercise suppressing cancer growth (translated)
  • ISNA (Iran) – How does exercise prevent the growth of cancer? (Translated)
  • TechNews (Taiwan) – Exercise can help fight cancer (translated)
  • cnBeta (China) – Breakthrough research reveals how exercise helps immune cells kill cancer cells (translated)
  • Sina (China) – New research reveals: Exercise can not only prevent disease, but also fight cancer! (Translated)
  • El Confidencial (Spain) – Physical exercise may prevent cancer from growing and spreading, study finds (translated)

Rozenkrantz et al.’s Research Article, ‘Unexplained repeated pregnancy loss is associated with altered perceptual and brain responses to men’s body-odor’, was highlighted in:

  • Wales Online – Women who suffer miscarriage react differently to the smell of men
  • ET Healthworld (India) – Repeated pregnancy loss may be tied to the Olfactory System

Albergaria et al.’s Research Article, ‘Cannabinoids modulate associative cerebellar learning via alterations in behavioral state’, was covered in:

Garvin et al.’s Short Report, ‘A mechanistic model and therapeutic interventions for COVID-19 involving a RAS-mediated bradykinin storm’, was featured in:

  • Forbes – The Bradykinin Hypothesis: What It Is And What It Can Tell Us

Barnett et al.’s Feature Article, ‘Meta-Research: The growth of acronyms in the scientific literature’, was highlighted in:

Felipe-Medina et al.’s Research Article, ‘A missense in HSF2BP causing primary ovarian insufficiency affects meiotic recombination by its novel interactor C19ORF57/BRME1’, was mentioned in:

  • Telemetro (Panamá) – Scientists identify the genetic origin of primary ovarian failure (translated)

Lu et al.’s Research Article, ‘Phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphate and Hsp70 protect Plasmodium falciparum from heat-induced cell death’, was featured in:

Strauss et al.’s Research Article, ‘Vestigial auriculomotor activity indicates the direction of auditory attention in humans’, was covered in:

  • China Net – In fact, we all have "ear moving magic" (translated)

The Research Article by Havurinne et al., ‘Photosynthetic sea slugs induce protective changes to the light reactions of the chloroplasts they steal from algae’, was mentioned in:

  • Epoch Times (Taiwan) – Research reveals the mystery of photosynthesis in marine animals (translated)

Marión et al.’s 2019 Research Article, ‘TERRA regulate the transcriptional landscape of pluripotent cells through TRF1-dependent recruitment of PRC2’, was mentioned in:

  • Maekyeong (South Korea) – Telomere, a 'life extension black box', found a re-extending RNA mechanism (translated)

Horn et al.’s Research Article, ‘Sex-specific effects of cooperative breeding and colonial nesting on prosociality in corvids’, was highlighted in:

Chatzi et al.’s 2019 Research Article, ‘Exercise-induced enhancement of synaptic function triggered by the inverse BAR protein, Mtss1L’, was covered in:

And Hao et al.’s Research Article, ‘Early prediction of level-of-care requirements in patients with COVID-19’, was featured in:

  • Maekyeong (South Korea) – Interferon catches virus, solves 'no response' problem with repeated treatment (translated)

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