Research publications in digital pathology

At Pathomation, we’re big fans of XKCD. And Randall Munroe seems to have hit a particular sore point with scientists recently, if the follow-up article in the Atlantic is to be believed.

We’re not endorsing the Atlantic here. It’s easy to critique the team if you’re a bystander and not actually playing the game.

All the same, we conducted our own small study and found that nobody had created an adaptation for the field of digital pathology yet. So we made our own.

The following data is therefore completely made up. We post it in the public domain, free for all to share, and hope that it will benefit humanity as a whole:

Read the original version of the cartoon at