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    1. Cancer Biology

    Gene Interactions: Developing a taxonomy for colorectal cancer

    Jiansong Fang, Dawei Wang, Xiude Fan
    Analyzing how gene interaction networks are perturbed in individuals can help identify different types of colorectal cancers, paving the way towards personalized care.
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  1. Science and Politics: The fight for evolution

    N Ezgi Altınışık
    As the Turkish government intensified its attacks on the theory of evolution, the academic community rallied to push back. A researcher recounts how she decided to join them.
    1. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Antimicrobial Resistance: Adapt or perish

    Rohan BH Williams
    Microbial communities in wastewater treatment plants provide insights into the development and mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance.
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    1. Neuroscience

    Hippocampus: Connecting to the long axis

    Bryan A Strange
    New study reveals how various regions of the human cortex connect to the hippocampus along its longer anterior-posterior axis, shedding light on the way this structure is functionally organized.
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    1. Ecology
    2. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Point of View: The biospheric emergency calls for scientists to change tactics

    Fernando Racimo, Elia Valentini ... Julia B Halder
    The ever-worsening climate and ecological crises calls for life scientists to engage in advocacy and activism to galvanise governments and the public into action.
    1. Chromosomes and Gene Expression
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Protein Expression: Finding abundance regulators

    Olivia Ozguc, Sibylle Vonesch
    A new pooled screening method in yeast allows scientists to probe how protein levels are regulated by mutating thousands of genes at once.
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    1. Physics of Living Systems

    Bacteria: Bringing cells to the edge

    Teng Wang, Lingchong You
    A network of open channels allows cells and molecular cargo to travel from the center to the periphery of lab-grown colonies of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, helping to eradicate competing species.
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    1. Evolutionary Biology
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Evolution: A life LINE for large viruses

    Eugene V Koonin, Mart Krupovic
    As long suspected, poxviruses capture host genes through a reverse-transcription process now shown to be mediated by retrotransposons.
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  2. Scientific Publishing: Peer review without gatekeeping

    Michael B Eisen, Anna Akhmanova ... Mone Zaidi
    eLife is changing its editorial process to emphasize public reviews and assessments of preprints by eliminating accept/reject decisions after peer review.
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    1. Neuroscience
    2. Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    Neurotransmission: Unmasking a two-faced protein

    Ivan Maslov, Jelle Hendrix
    Single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy and molecular dynamics simulations illuminate the structure and dynamics of PSD-95, a protein involved in neural plasticity.
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