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  1. Scientists uncover novel strategy to target common type of cancer

    Inhibition of a protein called Werner syndrome helicase could be a novel treatment strategy for cancer patients with microsatellite instability-high tumors.
  2. Model can identify preterm births when ultrasound is unavailable

    A mathematical model that uses heel pinprick or cord blood samples from newborns could accurately estimate gestational age in low-resource settings where ultrasound is not available.
  3. eLife announces first release of open-source submission and peer-review platform: Libero Reviewer

    New software enables the rapid submission of manuscripts for initial assessment.
  4. Discovery upturns understanding of how some viruses multiply

    Study finds that the viral genome can be split between different cells and still cause infection, challenging a fundamental paradigm in virus research.
  5. Machine-learning model provides detailed insight on proteins

    The ability of an artificial neural network to analyse protein sequence data could be exploited to help inform the development of more targeted pharmaceutical proteins and other drugs.
  6. Media Coverage: February roundup of eLife papers in the news

    High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in February 2019, including Forbes, Asian Scientist and STAT News.
  7. eLife welcomes Michael Eisen as Editor-in-Chief

    Leading open-access advocate will take eLife forward in its mission to transform publishing in the life and biomedical sciences.
  8. Study shows success of measles vaccine campaigns in India

    Researchers have provided the first insight on the impact of mass vaccination campaigns in India, introduced in 2010.
  9. Training beyond exhaustion can prevent learning

    Overuse of our motor skills causes fatigue that can actually harm rather than help when it comes to sports training, practicing music or art, and rehabilitating injury.
  10. Scientists provide new insight on how the nose adapts to smells

    First-of-its-kind study could aid research into how our sense of smell is affected by the decreasing number of neurons in our noses as we age.