eLife Latest: 12 days of eLife

From zombie flies to a new twist on peer review, browse some of the top news, commentaries and research from eLife this year.
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As the end of 2018 approaches, take a look back at a selection of popular news, commentaries and research from this year.

12 days of eLife

2 hours of sleep needed for the Mexican cavefish to survive thanks to a molecule in their brain

3 portraits created by photokinetic bacteria

4-character abstract answers ‘Are theoretical results ‘Results’?’

5 days for a fungus to take control of its fruit fly hosts and turn them into zombies

6 new members of our Early-Career Advisory Group welcomed

7 editors led the launch of our new subject area, Physics of Living Systems

9 to 5 isn’t the only option. Scientists with children explained how flexible working is a big help for them in our collection of interviews and feature articles

10 µM iodoacetate inhibits glycolysis, inducing AMPK oscillations in epithelial cells

11 Feature Articles examine the science of science in our latest collection on meta-research

12 million years didn’t result in much morphological change in prehistoric giant flying squirrels

This is just a small sample of the more than 1,200 articles and updates we’ve published at eLife this year.

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