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  1. 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.
  2. eLife appoints two new Deputy Editors in Medicine

    Diane Harper and Mone Zaidi will join the leadership team overseeing eLife’s efforts to drive change in scientific and medical publishing.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Study reveals differences in malaria clearance between males and females

    First-of-its-kind study highlights the need to better understand sex-based differences in the human response to malaria parasites.
    1. Ecology
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Drug resistance linked to antibiotic use and patient transfers in hospitals

    Analysing the connection between antibiotic use, patient transfers and the emergence of drug-resistant microbes may help hospitals select the best preventive strategies.
    1. Developmental Biology

    Cutting-edge, whole-heart imaging provides new details on heart defects

    Using new 3D whole-heart imaging techniques to study congenital heart disease in animals may lead to improved treatments that help prolong the survival of people born with heart defects.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Plant Biology

    How some sea slugs keep their ability to carry out plant-like photosynthesis

    Study provides strong evidence of mechanisms in sea slugs that allow them to host and protect chloroplasts ingested from their food, thereby maintaining their ability to photosynthesise.
    1. Evolutionary Biology
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Computer model uses virus ‘appearance’ to better predict winter flu strains

    New findings suggest that combining experimental data about the appearance of the flu virus with its genetic code can improve the predictive power of computer models to forecast future strains.
    1. Cancer Biology
    2. Computational and Systems Biology

    New insight on mole growth could aid development of skin cancer treatments

    A study detailing the processes that control mole size may help scientists find new ways to prevent skin cancer from growing.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Chromosomes and Gene Expression

    Statins may reduce cancer risk through mechanisms separate to cholesterol

    New findings suggest the potential use of statins for cancer prevention should be “urgently evaluated”.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Immunology and Inflammation

    Cancer-killing T cells ‘swarm’ to tumours, attracting others to the fight

    Immune T cells swarm to tumours by following a chemical gradient left by other cancer-killing T cells.