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  1. Mental Health in Academia

    Elsa Loissel
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Plant Biology

    How to steal chloroplasts

    Paulo Cartaxana, Sónia Cruz
    1. Neuroscience

    Social status and stress (in mice)

    Debra A Bangasser, Evelyn Ordoñes Sanchez

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  1. Peer Review: Implementing a "publish, then review" model of publishing

    Michael B Eisen et al.
    From July 2021 eLife will only review manuscripts already published as preprints, and will focus its editorial process on producing public reviews to be posted alongside the preprints.
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    1. Ecology
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Antibiotics: Modelling how antimicrobial resistance spreads between wards

    Tjibbe Donker
    Moving patients between wards and prescribing high levels of antibiotics increases the spread of bacterial infections that are resistant to treatment in hospitals.
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    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Meta-Research: COVID-19 research risks ignoring important host genes due to pre-established research patterns

    Thomas Stoeger, Luís A Nunes Amaral
    An analysis of 10,395 research publications about COVID-19 that mention at least one human gene reveals that many genes implicated in SARS-CoV-2 infection by genome-wide studies remain unstudied.
  2. Mental Health in Academia: Shedding light on those who provide support

    Elsa Loissel
    An eLife survey explores the experiences of those in the research community who support colleagues struggling with their mental health.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Plant Biology

    Photosynthesis: On the art of stealing chloroplasts

    Paulo Cartaxana, Sónia Cruz
    Sea slugs increase the longevity of the chloroplasts they steal from algae by limiting the harmful side-effects of photosynthesis.
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    1. Neuroscience

    Social Status: Modulating chronic stress

    Debra A Bangasser, Evelyn Ordoñes Sanchez
    Social rank differentially influences how male and female mice respond to chronic stress.
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  3. Meta-Research: Journal policies and editors' opinions on peer review

    Daniel G Hamilton et al.
    1. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
    2. Computational and Systems Biology

    Nanoscale Signaling: Messages across time and space

    Sascha M Kuhn, André Nadler
    Compartmentalized oscillations of second messengers affect global cellular signaling.
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    1. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Viral Maturation: How to package the RNA of HIV-1

    Alex Kleinpeter, Eric O Freed
    Interactions between viral RNA and the integrase enzyme are required for HIV-1 particles to become infectious, a process that can be disrupted through multiple mechanisms.
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