Media coverage: July roundup of eLife papers in the news

High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in July 2017, including The Conversation, Us Weekly and New Scientist.
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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:

Rey et al.’s Research Article, ‘Oxygen isotopes suggest elevated thermometabolism within multiple Permo-Triassic therapsid clades’, was featured in:

Wang and Takeuchi’s Research Article, ‘Individual recognition and the ‘face inversion effect’ in medaka fish (Oryzias latipes)’, was mentioned in:

  • New ScientistFish can’t recognise faces if they’re upside down – just like us

Wiederman et al.’s Research Article, ‘A predictive focus of gain modulation encodes target trajectories in insect vision’, has been covered in:

  • Us WeeklyPredatory Dragonflies Can Predict Path of Their Flying Prey
  • Australian Financial Review University of Adelaide test dragonfly neuron for artificial vision system in driverless cars
  • Gizmodo (Australia)How The Dragonfly's Surprisingly Complex Brain Makes It a Deadly Hunter
  • UPIDragonflies can predict their prey's next move

Yu et al.’s Research Article, ‘Microfluidic-based mini-metagenomics enables discovery of novel microbial lineages from complex environmental samples’, was featured in:

  • Global Times – Scientists find secret of virus resisting high temperature, strong acid
  • XinhuaNetScientists find secret of virus resisting high temperature, strong acid

Wang et al.’s Research Article, ‘A multi-scale model for hair follicles reveals heterogeneous domains driving rapid spatiotemporal hair growth patterning’, has been mentioned in:

  • La Stampa (Italy) – Two molecules hold the secret language that regulates hair growth (translated)
  • Daily MailHair speaks through 'words' and 'sentences': Reactivating lost communication could cure baldness AND unwanted growth
  • MirrorBreakthrough could lead to a cure for baldness as scientists discover hairs 'talk to each other'
  • New ScientistHairs use chemical signals to tell each other when to grow

Brent et al.’s Research Article, ‘An insect anti-antiaphrodisiac’, was featured in:

  • UPIFemale insects use 'anti-antiaphrodisiac' to let males know they're ready to mate

Mishra et al.’s Research Article, ‘Efficacy of β-lactam/β-lactamase inhibitor combination is linked to WhiB4-mediated changes in redox physiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis’, was covered in:

  • The Hindu – IISc works to make a common antibiotic more effective against TB

And Nazarova et al.’s Research Article, ‘Rv3723/LucA coordinates fatty acid and cholesterol uptake in Mycobacterium tuberculosis’, was covered in:

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Emily Packer, Press Officer, eLife

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