Media coverage: August roundup of eLife papers in the news

High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in August 2017, including The National, Scientific American and New York Post.
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In our latest monthly media coverage roundup, we highlight the top mentions that eLife papers received in August. You can view the coverage, along with the related research articles, below:

Moreau et al.’s Research Article, ‘High-intensity training enhances executive function in children in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial’, was mentioned in:

  • New Zealand HeraldWant smart kids? Try short bursts of activity to boost brain power
  • Daily MailShort intense bursts of exercise will help boost a child's brain power, reveals first study of its kind

Fraebel at al.’s Research Article, ‘Environment determines evolutionary trajectory in a constrained phenotypic space’, was covered in:

Ehlen et al.’s Short Report, ‘Bmal1 function in skeletal muscle regulates sleep’, has been featured in:

  • International Business TimesMuscles May Hold Solutions To Treat Sleep Disorders, Study Indicates
  • Daily MailStruggle to sleep? Your muscles could be to blame and NOT your brain, study shows for the first time
  • IFLScienceMuscle Protein, Not Just Brain, Involved In Sleep Regulation
  • Sina blog (China) – Muscle tissue protein another breakthrough in the elimination of sleep disorders (translated)
  • India TVThis muscle protein holds the secret of sleep disorders
  • New Delhi TVApart from Muscle Protein, these Foods May be Causing Various Sleep Disorders

Maciejewski et al.’s Research Article, ‘Reverse translation of adverse event reports paves the way for de-risking preclinical off-targets’, has been mentioned in:

  • New ScientistSide effects kill thousands but our data on them is flawed

The Feature Article by Eve Marder, ‘Living Science: The importance of remembering’, was highlighted in:

  • Nature’s daily news briefing (Thursday, August 17)

Nelson et al.’s Research Article, ‘The genome and phenome of the green alga Chloroidium sp.UTEX 3007 reveal adaptive traits for desert acclimatization’, was covered in:

  • The NationalGreen algae found in UAE could produce alternative to palm oil
  • Saudi GazetteUnique UAE green alga holds potential

Gomez et al.’s Research Article, ‘Ribosomal mutations promote the evolution of antibiotic resistance in a multidrug environment’, has been featured in:

Munshi et al.’s Research Article, ‘Magneto-thermal genetic deep brain stimulation of motor behaviors in awake, freely moving mice’, was covered in:

And Osborn, Almabruk, Holzwarth et al.’s Short Report, ‘De novo synthesis of a sunscreen compound in vertebrates’, was featured in:

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