Media coverage: July roundup of eLife papers in the news

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

Bollati et al.’s Tools and Resources article, ‘Green fluorescent protein-like pigments optimise the internal light environment in symbiotic reef-building corals’, was featured in:

  • Science – Scientists measure glow inside coral for first time

Nourmohammad et al.’s Research Article, ‘Design of an optimal combination therapy with broadly neutralizing antibodies to suppress HIV-1’, was featured in:

  • Futurity – New combo therapies could stop HIV from escaping
  • Infectious Disease Special Edition – Novel HIV Combination Therapies Could Prevent Viral Escape and Rebound
  • News Medical – Combinations of broadly neutralizing antibodies may be a more effective approach to treat HIV

Narayanan et al.’s Research Article, ‘Prenatal development of neonatal vocalizations’, was featured in:

  • Asharq Al-Awsat – Marmosets Practice Crying in Womb
  • Nauka W Polsce (Poland) – Marmosets practice before birth (translated?)
  • SOHA (Viet Nam) – The marmoset knows how to call its mother from the time it’s in the womb (translated)
  • Everyeye (Italy) – Crying already in the womb? Here is the sensational discovery (translated)
  • Earth.com – Marmosets practice crying out for help before they’re born

Hero et al.’s Research Article, ‘Recurrent neural networks enable design of multifunctional synthetic human gut microbiome dynamics’, was featured in:

  • Futurity – Machine Learning Predicts Gut Microbe Communities
  • Bio-IT World – AI-Powered Microbial Mapping Paves the Way for Designer Gut Microbiomes
  • Nextgov – Artificial intelligence could one day play a role in gut health

Crump et al.’s Short Report, ‘Gill developmental program in the teleost mandibular arch’, was featured in:

Kanda et al.’s Research Article, ‘Robotic search for optimal cell culture in regenerative medicine’, was featured in:

  • The Jerusalem Post – AI system developed to determine optimal conditions for regenerative medicine
  • NCYT (Spain) – Robotics and artificial intelligence to accelerate advances in regenerative medicine (translated)
  • Newsweek – AI Robo-Doctor Speeds Up Sight-Saving Technology

Cohen et al.’s Research Article, ‘Developmental changes in story-evoked responses in the neocortex and hippocampus’, was featured in:

  • Moms.com – Watching Emotional & Social Stimuli In Movies Changes Between Infancy & Adulthood

Lubotzky et al.’s Short Report, ‘Elevated brain-derived cell-free DNA among patients with first psychotic episode – a proof-of-concept study’, was featured in:

  • The Jerusalem Post – Think you have schizophrenia? A simple blood test can answer
  • Legal Reader – It may be possible for doctors to predict schizophrenia with a simple test.

Clement et al.’s Research Article, ‘Morphometric analysis of lungfish endocasts elucidates early dipnoan palaeoneurological evolution’, was featured in:

Binda et al.’s Research Article, ‘Pupillometry reveals perceptual differences that are tightly linked to autistic traits in typical adults’, was featured in:

  • Sain et Naturel (France) – This Optical Illusion Can Help You Identify If You Have Autistic Traits In Seconds (translated)

Silver et al.’s Research Article, ‘Aberrant cortical development is driven by impaired cell cycle and translational control in a DDX3X syndrome model’, was featured in:

  • Moms.com – Gene Associated With Autism Happens "Spontaneously" During Developmental Stage, Not Inherited
  • Spectrum News – Community Newsletter: Lab collaborations, interneuron network expansion, DDX3X

Murray et al.’s Research Article, ‘Stable antibiotic resistance and rapid human adaptation in livestock-associated MRSA’, was featured in:

López et al.’s Research Article, ‘Population-based sequencing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis reveals how current population dynamics are shaped by past epidemics’, was featured in:

  • Infosalus (Spain) – Study identifies unexpected differences between countries in the transmission of tuberculosis (translated)
  • Las Provincias (Spain) – Tuberculosis expands in the community as much as in India (translated)
  • GenomeWeb – Sequencing Study Highlights Tuberculosis Pathogen Transmission in Relation to Disease Burden
  • Pharma Market (Spain) – Study identifies unknown differences between countries in the transmission of tuberculosis (translated)

Littleton et al.’s Research Article, ‘Regulation of presynaptic Ca2+ channel abundance at active zones through a balance of delivery and turnover’, was featured in:

Meyer et al.’s Research Article, ‘Host-parasite coevolution promotes innovation through deformations in fitness landscapes’, was commented on by:

  • PNAS Journal Club – How bacteria and viruses engage in an intricate evolutionary arms race

Yildirim et al.’s Research Article, ‘Label-free three-photon imaging of intact human cerebral organoids for tracking early events in brain development and deficits in Rett syndrome’, was featured in:

  • Medical Xpress – Advanced imaging reveals mired migration of neurons in Rett syndrome lab models

Martinou et al.’s Research Article, ‘Paradoxical neuronal hyperexcitability in a mouse model of mitochondrial pyruvate import deficiency’, was featured in:

Hostrup et al.’s Research Article, ‘High-intensity interval training remodels the proteome and acetylome of human skeletal muscle’, was featured in:

  • CanalTech (Brazil) – Scientists discover how to control metabolism and muscle contraction (translated)
  • SciTechDaily – Scientists discover how you can improve your metabolism

Bean et al.’s Short Report, ‘Cannabidiol activates neuronal Kv7 channels’, was commented on by:

Presgraves et al.’s Research Article, ‘Epistatic selection on a selfish Segregation Distorter supergene – drive, recombination, and genetic load’, was featured in:

  • SciTechDaily – “Selfish Genetic Elements” – Supergene Wreaks Havoc in a Genome

Toyokawa et al.’s Research Article, ‘Conformist social learning leads to self-organised prevention against adverse bias in risky decision making,’ was featured in:

Lynch et al.’s Research Advance, ‘Gene expression phylogenies and ancestral transcriptome reconstruction resolves major transitions in the origins of pregnancy’, was featured in:

Gill et al.’s Research Article, ‘Multi-omic rejuvenation of human cells by maturation phase transient reprogramming’, was featured in:

  • Esquire (Italy) – The discovery that rejuvenates the skin by 30 years (translated)

Yu et al.’s Research Article, ‘Association of egg consumption, metabolic markers, and risk of cardiovascular diseases: A nested case-control study’, was featured in:

Haiman et al.’s Short Report, ‘Validation of a multi-ancestry polygenic risk score and age-specific risks of prostate cancer: A meta-analysis within diverse populations’, was featured in:

  • GenomeWeb – Prostate Cancer Insights Found with Multi-Ancestry Polygenic Risk Score

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