In their December 2016 Editor's Choice article, entitled "Human T Lymphocytes Bioactivate Heterocyclic Aromatic Amines by Forming DNA Adducts," Bellamri et al. report important new information that will inform the public about cancer risk associated with heterocyclic aromatic amines.
The October 2016 Editor's choice article is "Transcriptional benchmark dose modeling: Exploring how advances in chemical risk assessment may be applied to the radiation field" by Vinita Chauhan, Byron Kuo, James P. McNamee, Ruth C. Wilkins and Carole L. Yauk.
This Editor's Choice article by Dr. Myron Goodman, the 2015 EMGS Award Winner, discusses a historical and evolutionary perspective on the benefits of hypermutation and the stringent control mechanisms that regulate their occurrence in bacteria and humans.
This Editor’s Choice article by Xiao et al. elucidates one mechanism by which in utero second-hand smoke exposure may enhance adult susceptibility to certain diseases, such as asthma and possibly lung cancer.