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New Ebola can spread by people without obvious signs of the disease

From CNN, July 29, 2014

Brantly’s family had been with him in Liberia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but left for the United States before he became symptomatic; as such it is highly unlikely that they caught the virus from him.

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  • Abnormal tissue (I.e. groups of cells) death during life
    • Always pathological and accompanied by inflammation (necrotic cells are phagocytosed by inflammatory cells)


  • Coagulative (structured): most common; usually a result of interrupted blood supply; tissue architecture preserved …
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Basic Sciences

Gifted arrogance.

You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, ‘I forgive.

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I Bailed On My Medical Practice

Honestly, I was never cut out to be a pathologist.

It’s true that I have a strong eye for pattern recognition of rare tumors. And I’ve got enough OCD-ishness to avoid most of the million tiny and galactic mistakes that haunt pathologists without OCD traits. 315 more words

Writing Novels And Stories


There had been talk about it for some time. We even discussed the topic during the meeting of an ASCP committee that I served on previously. 215 more words


Using Teeth to Learn About Diet, Cooking and Food Processing in Prehistoric Sudan

How could someone determine what you eat from only examining the things you leave behind? To add to the challenge, you would be hypothetically deceased and unable to communicate your food preferences and cooking methods. 777 more words


General organization of spinal nerves

General organization of spinal nerves, based on Vesalius’ Plate 50. India ink and regular old paper.