Media coverage: November roundup of eLife papers in the news

High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in November 2018, including Nature, Science and United Press International.
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In our latest monthly media coverage roundup, we highlight the top mentions that eLife papers generated in November. You can view the coverage, along with the related research articles, below:

The Research Communication article by Solis et al., ‘Translation attenuation by minocycline enhances longevity and proteostasis in old post-stress-responsive organisms’, was mentioned in:

You can read an eLife press release about this study here.

Filiault et al.’s Research Article, ‘The Aquilegia genome provides insight into adaptive radiation and reveals an extraordinarily polymorphic chromosome with a unique history’, was highlighted in:

  • Science – Columbine's puzzling chromosome

Putzbach et al.’s Research Advance, ‘CD95/Fas ligand mRNA is toxic to cells’, was featured in:

  • IFLScience – A Cancer “Kill Switch” Has Been Found In The Body – And Researchers Are Already Hard At Work To Harness It
  • TechNews (Taiwan) – This cell has a self-destruction code that prevents itself from turning cancerous (translated)

Sakaguchi et al.’s Tools and Resources article, ‘Bright multicolor labeling of neuronal circuits with fluorescent proteins and chemical tags’, was mentioned in:

  • Nature – Black holes, shark skin and cockatoo tools — November’s best science images

Rolig et al.’s Research Article, ‘A bacterial immunomodulatory protein with lipocalin-like domains facilitates host–bacteria mutualism in larval zebrafish’, was covered in:

And the Research Article by Yoshizawa et al., ‘A biological switching valve evolved in the female of a sex-role reversed cave insect to receive multiple seminal packages’, was featured in:

  • IFLScience – Female Brazilian Cave Insects Have Penises, And Now We Know Why

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