Media coverage: November roundup of eLife papers in the news

High-profile news coverage that eLife papers generated in November 2017, including CTV News, International Business Times and Smithsonian magazine.
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In our latest monthly media coverage roundup, we highlight the top mentions that eLife papers generated in November. You can view the coverage, along with the related research articles, below:

Heintzman et al.’s Research Article, ‘A new genus of horse from Pleistocene North America’, was covered in:

  • Digital Journal – Genus of extinct North American horse was 'evolutionary dead end'
  • CTV News – 'Evolutionary dead end': Extinct 'stilt' horse named for Canadian
  • CBC News – Ice age fossils from Yukon help identify new horse genus
  • XinhuaNet and Global Times – Scientists discover previously unrecognized genus of extinct horses
  • United Press International – Horse remains belong to unrecognized genus from last ice age
  • International Business Times – DNA Shows These Extinct Horses With Skinny Legs Aren’t Horses At All

The Tools and Resources article by Mukundarajan et al., ‘Using mobile phones as acoustic sensors for high-throughput mosquito surveillance’, was featured in:

Froudist-Walsh et al.’s Research Article, ‘The effect of perinatal brain injury on dopaminergic function and hippocampal volume in adult life’, was mentioned in:

Zúñiga et al.’s Short Report, ‘Migration confers winter survival benefits in a partially migratory songbird’, was covered by:

And the Feature Article by Barak A. Cohen, ‘How should novelty be valued in science?’, was mentioned in:

  • PLOS (SciComm blog) – Communicating basic science: what goes wrong, why we must do it, and how we can do it better?

For any questions about the studies or media mentions listed here, please contact:

Emily Packer, Senior Press Officer, eLife

e.packer@elifesciences.org

+44 1223 855373