17 June 2014
Vol 7, Issue 330

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article that shows that a FAK-Cas-Rac-lamellipodin signaling module triggers cell proliferation in response to increased stiffness in the external environment. The image shows a cross-section of an injured mouse femoral artery stained to show the elastic lamina (green), cycling cells (pink), and non-cycling cells (blue). [Image: Tina Xu/Department of Pharmacology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA]