eLife website online (Deputy Editor: Detlef Weigel)

eLife is a new high-level journal in the life sciences, supported by the Max Planck Society, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Wellcome Trust.

eLife is a researcher-driven initiative for the very best in science and science communication. eLife promotes rapid, fair, and more constructive review. It will use digital media and open access to increase the influence of published works. eLife is committed to serving authors and advancing careers in science.

eLife will launch at the end of this year; you can follow news and announcements at the eLife website.