Mitotic exit is controlled during anaphase by an Aurora B-Cyclin B1/Cdk1 crosstalkby Afonso et al.

The clock and the ruler: key kinases track anaphase in space and time to regulate the timing of mitotic exit.

Selected by Gautam Dey. Read the preLight here

Actin chromobody imaging reveals sub-organellar actin dynamicsby Schiavon et al.

Nanobody technology allows live imaging of sub-organellar actin dynamics at previously unachieved temporal and spatial resolution, and exploring its relevance for organelle fission.

Selected by Mariana De Niz. Read the preLight here

Oncogenic signaling alters cell shape and mechanics to facilitate cell division under confinementby Matthews et al.

Cancer cells know when to be stiff.

Selected by Ankita Jha. Read the preLight here

3D microenvironment stiffness regulates tumor spheroid growth and mechanics via p21 and ROCKby Taubenberger et al.

Tuning and probing the stiffness of 3D microenvironments for interrogating its mechanical impact on tumour spheroid growth.

Selected by Jacky Goetz. Read the preLight here

Snail induces epithelial cell extrusion through transcriptional control of RhoA contractile signaling and cell matrix adhesionby Wee et al.

Contract, de-adhere and extrude.

Selected by Ankita Jha. Read the preLight here

Tousled-like kinase activity is required for transcriptional silencing and suppression of innate immune signallingby Segura-Bayona et al.

Tousled-like kinase activity - an intricate connection between heterochromatin assembly, genome instability and innate immune responses.

Selected by Yasmin Lau. Read the preLight here

Intravital optoacoustic ultrasound bio-microscopy reveals radiation-inhibited skull angiogenesisby Estrada et al.

Shedding light on skull and cerebral vascular changes: optoacoustic ultrasound bio-imaging shows irradiation effects on angiogenesis inhibition.

Selected by Mariana De Niz. Read the preLight here

WASP restricts active Rac to maintain cells' front-rear polarisationby Amato et al.

WASP controlled by Rac1: Yes and No!

Selected by Vibha Singh. Read the preLight here

Shake-it-off: A simple ultrasonic cryo-EM specimen preparation deviceby Rubinstein et al.

Self-wicking grids allow millisecond sample preparation of microlitre samples for CryoEM.

Selected by David Wright. Read the preLight here

A large-scale resource for tissue-specific CRISPR mutagenesis in Drosophilaby Port et al.

Bringing CRISPR to the masses: New tools for in vivo genome editing in flies.

Selected by Gabriel Aughey. Read the preLight here

AGO1x prevents dsRNA-induced interferon signaling to promote breast cancer cell proliferationby Ghosh et al.

When do stop signs become optional? Ghosh et al. report an important role for an AGO1 isoform generated by translational readthrough.

Selected by Lorenzo Lafranchi. Read the preLight here

Co-reviewing and ghostwriting by early career researchers in the peer review of manuscriptsby McDowell et al.

Ghost in the machine: widespread uncredited participation by early career researchers in peer review raises ethical flags, but provides opportunities for change.

Selected by Gautam Dey and Tessa Sinnige. Read the preLight here