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On the Cover

Monique De Paepe and Francois Luks' review, "What--and Why--the Pathologist Should Know About Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome," landed on the cover of the July/August issue of Pediatric Developmental Pathology. To read the full article, click here.

On the Cover

A group led by Andres Matoso and Murray Resnick publish "Expression microarray analysis identifies novel epithelial-derived protein markers in eosinophilic esophagitis". An image from the paper can be found on the cover of Modern Pathology's May 2013 issue. To read the full article, click here.

Rough edges at the nanoscale

Jagged graphene can slice into cell membranes

A collaboration of biologists, engineers, and material scientists at Brown University has found that jagged edges of graphene can easily pierce cell membranes, allowing graphene to enter the cell and disrupt normal function. Understanding the mechanical forces of nanotoxicity should help engineers design safer materials at the nanoscale. Read more

Spirometry: A built-in ‘correction’ for race?

The spirometers doctors use to measure lung capacity automatically make “corrections” for the patient’s race. Lundy Braun, professor of medical science at Brown University, has led a systematic review of the research underlying race correction and found that race is rarely defined or skillfully considered. The work, reported in the European Respiratory Journal, raises timely questions about the role of race in medical research. Read More...

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