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  1. The Author's Story

    The Author's Story: A Series of Interviews

    Edited by Emma Pewsey
    eLife authors answer questions about their life and work.
  2. Working Lives: A Series of Interviews

    Edited by Emma Pewsey
    People with a PhD in the life sciences answer questions about their life and work.
  3. Research Culture: A Selection of Articles

    Edited by Julia Deathridge
    Research culture needs to be improved for the benefit of science and scientists.
  4. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

    Edited by Julia Deathridge
    The research community needs to do more to support scientists from underrepresented groups.
  5. Moving On: eLife at Five

    Edited by Emma Pewsey
    To celebrate five years of eLife we catch up with some of our first authors and reflect on the current state of scientific publishing and peer review.
  6. Blue sound waves on black background

    Episode 63: January 2020

    In this episode we hear about a fall in average body temperature over time, how our brain encodes seasons, why members of underrepresented communities leave academia and more.
  7. Early-career researcher webinars from eLife

    #ECRWednesday webinars

    Edited by Emma Pewsey et al.
    On the last Wednesday of each month, members of the eLife Early-Career Advisory Group invite experts to share their views and advice on subjects pertinent to research careers.
    1. Neuroscience

    Learning speed and detection sensitivity controlled by distinct cortico-fugal neurons in visual cortex

    Sarah Ruediger, Massimo Scanziani
    Neural pathways from mammalian visual cortex to ancestral brain structures control learning speed and performance of a simple detection task.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    A unicellular relative of animals generates a layer of polarized cells by actomyosin-dependent cellularization

    Omaya Dudin et al.
    Cellularization in Sphaeroforma arctica generates a self-organized structure that morphologically resembles an epithelium, and is associated with tightly regulated expression of cell adhesion pathways.
    1. Microbiology and Infectious Disease
    2. Physics of Living Systems

    The transpeptidase PBP2 governs initial localization and activity of the major cell-wall synthesis machinery in E. coli

    Gizem Özbaykal et al.
    For initiation of cell-wall insertion, the cross-linking enzyme PBP2 stably binds to a component of the cell envelope that is different from MreB filaments.

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