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100+ news releases are posted daily on EurekAlert! by 2,300+ accredited research institutions and peer-reviewed journal publishers. Embargoed content is made available to registered reporters in real-time during business hours (8:30am-5:00pm US Eastern Time). Read our news release eligibility guidelines.

Registered reporters also receive advance notice of scientific meetings and related news conferences.

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EurekAlert! is the exclusive distributor of embargoed press content from the Science family of journals. Only EurekAlert! reporter-registrants receive weekly embargoed press packages, access to journal articles ahead of publication, and invitations to embargoed press teleconferences organized by the Science press team.

Other prestigious journals offering embargoed press content through EurekAlert! include: PNAS, JAMA, PLOS, Lancet, ACS, the BMJ, and Cell Press journals.

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Embargoed news releases, updated in real-time, from 2,300+ institutions and journal publishers

Weekly embargoed press packages from leading journals, including Science, and invitations to embargoed press teleconferences

Embargoed press portals by JAMA, Lancet, PLOS, Cell and more

100+ news releases from accredited research institutions, posted daily

User-customized e-mail alerts and special topics portals

Archive of 380,000+ news releases since 1996

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Advance notice of scientific meetings and related news briefings

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