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Tag: Skin

An itching paradox – a molecule that triggers the urge to scratch...

Marlys Fassett, University of California, San Francisco Itching can be uncomfortable, but it’s a normal part of your skin’s...

Why do fingers get wrinkly after a long bath or swim?...

Guy German, Binghamton University, State University of New York Curious Kids is a series for...

Acne bacteria trigger cells to produce fats, oils and other lipids...

Samia Almoughrabie, University of California, San Diego The skin is the largest organ of the body, and it plays...

Innies, outies and omphalophobia: 7 navel-gazing questions about belly buttons answered

Sarah Leupen, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Everyone has one, but you might not know much about it. Here...

Human skin stood up better to the sun before there were...

Nina G. Jablonski, Penn State Human beings have a conflicted relationship with the sun. People love sunshine, but then...

What is earwax?

Henry Ou, University of Washington Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages....

Live bacteria spray is showing promise in treating childhood eczema

Ian Myles, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Here’s a shorthand way to think of my research: Using bugs as drugs may one day...

New technique heals wounds with reprogrammed skin cells

Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, University of California San Diego People with severe burns, bedsores or chronic diseases such as diabetes are at risk for developing...

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