Media coverage: October roundup of eLife papers in the news

High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in October 2017, including NPR, New Zealand Herald and New Scientist.
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In our latest monthly media coverage roundup, we highlight the top mentions that eLife papers received in October. You can view the coverage, along with the related research articles, below:

The Research Article by Bartlett et al., ‘Sperm competition risk drives rapid ejaculate adjustments mediated by seminal fluid’, was covered in:

Cowburn et al.’s Research Article, ‘Cardiovascular adaptation to hypoxia and the role of peripheral resistance’, was mentioned in:

  • The Hindu – The relation between your skin and BP
  • NDTV – Can Your Skin Play A Role in Controlling BP? 5 Foods That May Help Too
  • Gulf Times – Skin plays a role in controlling blood pressure
  • Hindustan Times – Here’s how your skin plays a role in controlling blood pressure
  • Indian Express – Skin helps regulate blood pressure: study
  • Economic Times (India) – How skin plays an important role in controlling your BP

Chaturvedi et al.’s Research Article, ‘Identification and functional characterization of muscle satellite cells in Drosophila’, has been covered in:

The Short Report by Ha et al., ‘Human and nonhuman primate meninges harbor lymphatic vessels that can be visualized noninvasively by MRI’, was featured in:

Vahdat et al.’s Research Article, ‘Network-wide reorganization of procedural memory during NREM sleep revealed by fMRI’, was covered in:

  • New Scientist – We’ve finally seen how the sleeping brain stores memories

Dogga et al.’s Research Article, ‘A druggable secretory protein maturase of Toxoplasma essential for invasion and egress’, was mentioned in:

The Research Article by Putzbach, Gao, Patel et al., ‘Many si/shRNAs can kill cancer cells by targeting multiple survival genes through an off-target mechanism’, was covered in:

  • IFLScience – Ancient "Suicide Molecules" Can Kill Off Any Type Of Cancer Cell
  • Global Times – Molecules capable of killing cancer discovered: study
  • – Molecules capable of killing cancer discovered: study
  • Hindustan Times – Suicide molecules: Combatting cancer in a unique manner

O’Mara et al.’s Research Article, ‘Cyclic bouts of extreme bradycardia counteract the high metabolism of frugivorous bats’, was featured in:

  • The Ecologist – Bats' unique heart rate conserves energy and powers flight

Kumar et al.’s Research Article, ‘Structure of PINK1 and mechanisms of Parkinson's disease-associated mutations’, was mentioned in:

  • Xinhua – Pathway in neurons may contribute to neurodegenerative disease
  • Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday – Is a CURE for Parkinson's disease in the pipeline? Scientists crack the secret behind the enzyme thought to be responsible for the condition

Phillips et al.’s Research Article, ‘Host proteostasis modulates influenza evolution’, has been covered in:

Forsberg et al.’s Research Advance, ‘Astrocytes release prostaglandin E2 to modify respiratory network activity’, has been featured in:

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Emily Packer, Senior Press Officer, eLife

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