February 26, 2013

Cadaver Experiment May Settle 100-Yr Skin Puzzle

MIT Tech. Review, MIT Technology Review

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The mechanical properties of skin are important factors in everything from forensic science to razor blade design. And yet studies that have actually measured these properties are few and far between, most research in this area being done on synthetic or animal skin.

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TAGGED: Collagen, Langer Lines, Skin, Human Body


October 21, 2013
New Hair Grown from Bald Men's Skin Cells
Sarah Williams, Science Now
Scientists have successfully grown new hair follicles from the skin cells of balding men. While the research team hasn’t yet shown whether the structures, which produce strands of hair on our bodies, are fully functional... more ››