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    1. Microbiology and Infectious Disease
    2. Physics of Living Systems

    Mechanism of bidirectional thermotaxis in Escherichia coli

    Anja Paulick et al.
    The interplay between the opposing responses mediated by different chemoreceptors enables bacteria to swim towards a preferred temperature.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Ecology

    Nomadic-colonial life strategies enable paradoxical survival and growth despite habitat destruction

    Zong Xuan Tan, Kang Hao Cheong
    By modelling organisms that alternate between individual and colonial lifestyles, the well-known Parrondo's paradox can emerge in an ecological setting without the need for stochastic environmental variation.
  1. Peer Review: Rooting out bias

    Bridget M Kuehn
    Tackling unconscious bias is a major challenge for journals and the rest of the scientific community.
  2. Point of view: Motivating participation in open science by examining researcher incentives

    Sarah E Ali-Khan et al.
    A survey of researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital provides insights into the challenges and opportunities involved in adopting an open science policy across an entire patient-oriented academic institution.
    1. Neuroscience

    Neural Wiring: The circuitry of sex

    Joel Levine
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    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Ecology

    Resource Competition: When communities collide

    Jason Merritt, Seppe Kuehn
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    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Adaptive Evolution: At the mercy of viruses

    Claus O Wilke, Sara L Sawyer
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    1. Human Biology and Medicine

    Point of View: Competency-based assessment for the training of PhD students and early-career scientists

    Michael F Verderame et al.
    A method to assess the training of scientists, based on a set of 10 core competencies, is proposed.
  3. Point of View: What does it take to recruit and retain senior women faculty?

    Fiona M Watt
    eLife deputy editor Fiona M Watt recounts some of her personal experiences as a senior female academic in a male-dominated environment.
    1. Developmental Biology

    The Natural History of Model Organisms: An organismal perspective on C. intestinalis development, origins and diversification

    Matthew J Kourakis, William C Smith
    The life cycle and morphology of the sea squirt Ciona intestinalis shed light on vertebrate evolution.

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